Ohio English Language Proficiency Screener (OELPS)
New! OELPS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
The OELPS FAQ answers the most frequently asked questions
received by the Department regarding the OELPS. Areas addressed are student participation, administration, accommodations, security and reporting. A new section has been added to the FAQ that addresses the OELPS during the COVID-19 pandemic with information on the provisional identification of students. Please visit the OELPS FAQ
on the Department website.
OELPS Test Administration Manual Updated and Posted with Updated Test Administrator Questions
The OELPS Test Administration Manual (TAM)
is revised for the 2020-2021 test administration and posted on the new test portal
. Please note the test administrator (TA) questions after Step One are updated. Pages 9-11 and pages 19-21 of the OELPS TAM explain the changes to the TA questions. The Screener Online Reporting System (ORS) Quick Guide
and OELPS Teacher Hand Scoring System (THSS) User Guide
also are updated and posted to the test portal for this year’s test administration.