ACCESS for English Learners (ELs) is a federally mandated test for English Learners.
For all required actions related to ACCESS Testing, please download the 11/27/17 memo here.
To learn about the enrollment process, first refer to Our Policies (Enrollment of Students, Circular 24 P.S. §13-1301 – §13-1306). In page 3, you can find the items which may not be requested (as a social security number, a child’s or parent’s visa, or agency records). A child’s right to be admitted to school may not be conditioned on the child’s immigration status. A school may not inquire regarding the immigration status of a student as part of the admissions process. Second, refer to the documents contained in the “WIDA Screener and EL Reports” page below for detailed procedures:
Refer to the Policy Statement for High School English Learner (ELs) Rostering, or visit our “Planning Resources for High School” page below for more details: