ACCESS Exam for English Learners
ACCESS 2.0 is an annual summative assessment that assesses social and academic English language development in the areas of Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. It is a state required assessment that meets the federal requirements for monitoring English Learners. All students in grades K-12 who have been identified as English learners are required to take the assessment.
Students in grades 1-12 who are classified as English language learners and have significant cognitive disabilities will participate in the Alternate ACCESS for ELLs.
2016-2017 administration window:
Resources for ACCESS Administration
Take a Wida ACCESS 2.0 module
Tier Placement Protocol
Wida Download Library
Please note: you must have a WIDA account to access some of the resources in the WIDA download library. Here you will find information about ACCESS as well as the WIDA standards, can do descriptors, and many other resources.