This letter is meant to accompany ACCESS for ELLs score reports as an explanation for parents and guardians.
This document helps parents and families understand the WIDA ACCESS for ELLs assessment and its components. This document is written in Spanish.
Alternate ACCESS for ELLs is an English language proficiency assessment for students in Grades 1–12. The test is administered every year to help school districts monitor the English language development of students identified as English language learners who have significant cognitive disabilities.
This report provides information about the student’s scores on the ACCESS for ELLs English language proficiency test. This test is based on the WIDA English Language Development Standards and is used to measure students’ progress in learning English. This report is written in Spanish.
The Interpretive Guide for Score Reports is a comprehensive document explaining the types of scores reported by ACCESS for ELLs for students in Kindergarten and Grades 1-12.
This guide provides examples of the content and rigor of items that have previously appeared on operational assessments.
This document outlines WIDA's 2007 English Language Proficiency Standards from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5.