WIDA Screener for Kindergarten Score Calculator

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Determine your students' English language proficiency levels

After you administer WIDA Screener for Kindergarten, enter the student’s scores below to generate a report of the student’s test performance. The score report will show performance in terms of the WIDA English language proficiency levels. For further explanation of scores, proficiency levels, and how they connect, refer to the WIDA Screener Interpretive Guide Addendum

Visit the Family Engagement page for resources to help you share information about language testing and test scores. Visit your member/state page for details on the identification criteria and placement guidance applicable to your students.

Student's Current Grade
1 Total Listening Correct
4A
3 Total Writing Score
2 Total Reading Correct
 

WIDA Kindergarten Screener Sample Scoresheets

Proficiency level scores reported for WIDA Screener for Kindergarten are on the same scale and have the same meaning as proficiency level scores reported for Kindergarten ACCESS for ELLs. WIDA Screener for Kindergarten is based on the 2012 Amplification of the WIDA ELD Standards. Visit the ELD Standards Framework page for more information.

WIDA Screener for Kindergarten Score Report

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WIDA Screener for Kindergarten provides a snapshot of an English language learner’s general English language proficiency. The proficiency level scores are one factor to consider as you determine whether a student can benefit from English language support services.

Language Domain Scores

Proficiency Level

Listening

 

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Speaking

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Writing

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Reading

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Composite Scores

Proficiency Level

Oral Language - 50% Listening + 50% Speaking

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Literacy - 50% Reading + 50% Writing

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Overall - 35% Reading + 35% Writing + 15% Listening + 15% Speaking

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Proficiency levels are defined as part of the WIDA English Language Development Standards Framework. For more information about the framework, visit the ELD Standards Framework page. To better understand the proficiency level scores, refer to the kindergarten proficiency level descriptors.