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In 2016, the WIDA Consortium began administration of the annual summative assessment, ACCESS for ELLs.  This page contains information needed for New Jersey educators to successfully administer ACCESS. Additional information specific to New Jersey may be found here. Please refer to your state's ACCESS for ELLs Checklist for more information on who is responsible for each task related to materials management in your state.

For information regarding the timelines for the ACCESS for ELLs™ testing window, when score reports will be received by districts, and when data will be collected for improvement/exit visit WIDA New Jersey and look for ACCESS Administration Dates. In New Jersey, LEAs must follow the new requirements and updates for ACCESS state test administration

Administration
Technology and Training
Entry/Exit
WIDA Placement Tests
ACCESS for ELLs Data

TestingTotals
Total ELL Students 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Online Paper Mixed Mode Online Paper Mixed Mode Online Paper Mixed Mode
Kindergarten 1 12,130 0 6 12,727 0 3 12,383 0
Grades 1 10,980 286 20 11,034 353 9 11,989 218 26
Grades 2 9,349 146 5 10,339 152 0 10,687 120 0
Grades 3 7,450 96 15 8,871 88 4 9,491 97 3
Grades 4 5,015 55 1 6,790 67 0 7,865 57 1
Grades 5 3,643 44 0 4,608 54 0 5,682 42 0
Grades 6 3,213 37 0 3,769 37 0 4,408 34 0
Grades 7 3,413 60 0 3,775 42 0 4,331 38 0
Grades 8 3,599 61 0 3,952 43 0 4,297 28 0
Grades 9 5,321 105 1 5,064 49 1 5,520 51 0
Grades 10 4,299 55 0 4,795 45 0 4,899 24 0
Grades 11 3,403 35 0 4,067 34 0 4,280 28 0
Grades 12 2,174 13 0 3,022 20 0 3,398 15 0
Totals 61,860 13,123 42 70,092 13,711 14 76,850 13,135 30
ACCESS ELLs Tested 75,025 83,817 90,015
Alt Assessment Tested 344 407 433
Braille Tests Ordered 5 2 3
# of Districts  Administering  ACCESS 512 524 537
# of Schools
Administering ACCESS
1,919 1,974 2,028