Ask Fatima: Timing for WIDA Screener and WIDA MODEL

This month Fatima answers questions about the time needed for assessing students using WIDA Screener and WIDA MODEL.

How long does it take to administer WIDA Screener?

WIDA Screener takes approximately 85 minutes.

  • Entry task: up to 5 minutes
  • Speaking: up to 15 minutes
  • Writing: up to 25 minutes
  • Listening and Reading: up to 40 minutes

How long does it take to administer WIDA MODEL Online?

WIDA MODEL online takes approximately 105 minutes.

  • Reading: up to 30 minutes
  • Listening: up to 30 minutes
  • Speaking: up to 15 minutes
  • Writing: up to 30 minutes

Do you have questions about WIDA resources, assessments or professional learning? Send your question to Fatima at international@wida.us.