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Accommodations for Florida's Statewide Student Assessments

ACCESS for ELLs

What is ACCESS 2.0? - Parent Information

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ACCESS For ELLs Calendar - 2019-2020

Description Start Date End Date
Test Window 1/27/2020 3/20/2020

 

General information regarding access for ELLs can be found at the Florida Department of Education's Access for ELLs page.

For additional information regarding Florida's administration of ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 assessments, please visit the WIDA website.

IPT-IDEA

At the time of registration parents complete a Home Language Survey (HLS). A student is tested to determine English language proficiency when the parent checks "yes" to any of the 3 questions found on the HLS.

The initial test is the IDEA Oral Proficiency Test (IPT). This test is given to students in grades K-12 and helps determine the need for ESOL services. It is also used to exit students from the program in grades K-2. The IPT assesses the student's ability to comprehend and respond to the spoken language.

In addition, students in grades 3-12 also take the IPT Reading and Writing tests to determine the need for services.

More information can be found at the IPT website.

Florida Assessments Test

Information about the Florida Standards Assessment can be found at the Florida Assessments website.

Please contact Charlene Sozio at casozio@volusia.k12.fl.us or 386-734-7190 extension 20691 for more information regarding IPT testing.