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Information on ACCESS for ELLs™

ACCESS for ELLs™ was developed for the WIDA Consortium, led by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, on behalf of its member states. Detailed information on ordering ACCESS for ELLs™, Pre-ID Labels, information on administering the test, and other information is described in depth in the following links.

ACCESS for ELLs™ Frequently Asked Questions

Alternate ACCESS (for classified and cognitively delayed ELLs)
Classroom Instruction and Curriculum
Exit/Entry/Reports
Ordering Information
* This document describes the timelines for the ACCESS for ELLs™ testing window, when score reports will be received by districts, and when data will be collected for improvement/exit
Test Administration
WIDA Placement Tests
  • Exit criteria on ACCESS for ELLs 
    For students in grades K through 12, an ACCESS for ELLs™ proficiency level of 4.5 or higher is recommended for exiting a program if multiple criteria support the decision.