New Jersey Department of Education

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Novel Coronavirus

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ACCESS for English Language Learners (ELLs)

New Jersey, as a member of the WIDA Consortium, uses the ACCESS for ELLs suite of assessments as a tool to measure English Language Learners (ELLs) proficiency in the English language. Students are assessed in four domains: Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing.

The New Jersey ACCESS for ELLs suite of assessments includes:

  • ACCESS for ELLs
  • Kindergarten ACCESS for ELLs
  • Alternate ACCESS for ELLs (For students with the most significant intellectual disabilities)

For the most updated information on the ACCESS assessments, please visit the New Jersey WIDA state page.

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