National Assessment Survey

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 0
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507637
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 1
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507638
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 10
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507647
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 11
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507648
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 12
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507649
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 2
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507639
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 3
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507640
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 4
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507641
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 5
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507642
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 6
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507643
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 7
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507644
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 8
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507645
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.

Sponsor PA
Vendor World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium
Assessment Name Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs)
Assessment Type Description Criterion
Discipline Description Eng Prof
Grade Level 9
Assessment URL http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pennsylvania_system_of_school_assessment_%28pssa%29/8757/testing_calendar/507646
Assessment administeredNULL

This assessment is a customized version of a particular off the shelf commercial assessments
This assessment is formative or diagnostic and is not part of a high stakes framework
This assessment is administered to students who are not yet proficient in English
This assessment is administered to students with an IEP
This assessment is administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities
Most assessments are mandated but some, such as early graduation exams, may be elective exams
This is primarily the NAEP or other large scale assessment
This primarily refers to end of course exams.
A number of assessments are used to make retention decisions in particular grades.
These assessments are often administered multiple times to allow students multiple opportunities to progress to the next grade.