English Language Proficiency

English Language Profeciency (Grades K-12)

Access for ELLs- English Language Profeciency Assessment

 

What is Access for ELLs?

Idaho’s English Language Proficiency Assessment is administered annually every spring to calculate growth and proficiency for English Learners (ELs). All districts that serve ELs are held accountable to these growth and proficiency measures.

The annual ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 is aligned with the WIDA English Language Development Standards, and is a measure of the ELLs' proficiency and progress in learning English in the language domains of Listening, Reading, Speaking, and Writing.

What is WIDA-ACCESS for EL 2.0 Parent Information


Who takes Access for ELLs?

ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 is a secure large-scale English language proficiency assessment administered to Kindergarten through 12th grade students who have been identified as English language learners (ELLs).


When is Access for ELLs given?

Students within the Kuna School District who meet the requirements for ACCESS 2.0 for ELLs assessments will participate in this assessment in February 2019.


Why is Access for ELLs given?

The purpose of Access for ELLs is to:

Where and When are Results Available to Parents?

Students scores are reported in May each year.  In order to secure your child’s data, we have made the score reports available to you through Tyler, our student information system. When you log into the Tyler Parent Portal, click on the documents tile to see your child’s actual score report. Clicking on the assessment tile will show you a summary of all assessment data on your child. 

Sample Student Score Report shows what the report will look like.

Parent/Guardian Guide to the Individual Student Report, Grades Kindergarten-12Student Report, Grades Kindergarten-12

How can I help my students prepare for Access for ELLs?

 SDE- English Language Profeciency