Learn more about the required English Language Prodiciency (ELP) statewide assessment given in Grades K-12 below.

The ACCESS for ELLs and WIDA Screener is the English Language Proficiency assessment for academic achievement reporting for English Learners (ELs) in Grades K-12. The ACCESS for ELLs is used to provide state, district, school, and individual student achievement information on the state-adopted content standards in English Proficiency. It is used by the state to provide a consistent picture of student proficiency and progress in academic English across Montana's public schools and private schools seeking accreditation. It is an important measure for understanding comparisons between schools, over time, and for gaining understanding of equity in educational services.

Grade(s): K-12

Subject(s): English Proficiency Assessment

Test Time: 4-4.5 hours

Testing Window: December 5, 2022-February 24, 2023


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General Information

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