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Gwinnett County Public Schools

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Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State to State

A standards-based, criterion-referenced English language proficiency test designed to measure English learners' social and academic proficiency in English. It assesses social and instructional English as well as the language associated with language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies within the school context across the four language domains.

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When?

This assessment is typically given January through March.
2016-17 Test Administration

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Who?

English Language Learners

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Results

 

Scores are reported in the four domains and proficiency in six levels:

  • Level 1 - Entering
  • Level 2 - Beginning
  • Level 3 - Developing
  • Level 4 - Expanding
  • Level 5 - Bridging
  • Level 6 - Reaching

Read the Proficiency Level Definitions

 

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Pass for Promotion?

 

No

ACCESS is used to determine the proficiency levels and progress of English Learners (EL) in the domains of:

Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing

 

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Online?

Yes

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Resources

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Samples/Study Guide

Not available

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Need a Retest?

Not available

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Gwinnett's District Summary

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