ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 testing begins! The GCPS ACCESS testing window is from January 13-March 24, 2021. All in-person students will be tested during school hours. Digital students will receive information from Ivy Creek regarding invitations for testing dates for each of the four domains.
ACCESS Online meets U.S. federal requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for monitoring and reporting ELLs’ progress toward English language proficiency. It tests students' language in the four domains: Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing.
This video explains what the ACCESS for ELLs assessment is used for, how it measures English language proficiency levels, and how to understand the ACCESS Individual Score Report.