Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for ELLs) is an annual measure of proficiency given to all Kindergarten through 12th grade students in the state of Colorado who have been identified as English Language Learners (NEP or FEP). 

  • ACCESS for ELLs, Kindergarten is paper-based
  • ACCESS for ELLs, grades 1-12 is computer- or paper-based, depending on each school's assessment policy.
  • Alternate ACCESS, grades 1-12 (for students with significant cognitive abilities) is paper-based.


ACCESS for ELLs training webinar: October 17th, 10 am- 12 pm.
Link to join:

**NEW** ACCESS For ELLs in-person training October 19th, 9am- 12 pm

Location: CSI offices

Who: Primary SACs and ELL coordinators/ACCESS SACs



Assessment Window
January 8-February 9 2018 

Assessment Resources
Coming Soon