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English Language Learners

LEP Students in Massachusetts Public Schools

Graph of LEP Students in Massachusetts Public Schools March 2005, see table below...

In March 2005, Massachusetts Public Schools reported 49,923 limited English proficient (LEP) students with 112 different primary languages. Nearly Fifty-five percent (54.6%) of these students spoke Spanish as a first language.

Spanish2724954.6
Portugese46459.3
Khmer20584.1
Creole(Haitian)19774.0
Vietnamese17243.5
Chinese15933.2
Cape Verdean13672.7
Russian9161.8
Canton Dialect6531.3
Arabic5911.2
Korean4290.9



Last Updated: July 28, 2005
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