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.

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 for ELLs assessments will participate in this assessment Feb 21- March 10, 2017

Why is Access for ELLs given?

The purpose of Access for ELLs is to:


Where and when are results available to parents?

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

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