Technical Reports

The ACCESS for ELLs Technical Reports address the validity and reliability of ACCESS for ELLs in its ability to accurately assign students their proficiency level scores.

Our Technical Advisory Committee is composed of well-known experts in the field of language assessment. Learn about the members of the TAC.

Annual Technical Report for 2012-2013 Testing PDF Now Available

Technical Report 1: Development & Field Test PDF (August 2006)

Technical Report 2: Bridge Study Report (August 2006)

PDF Background
PDF IPT Results
PDF LAS Results
PDF LPTS Results
PDF MAC II Results

Technical Report 3: Development and Field Test of the Kindergarten ACCESS for ELLs (May 2009)

This Technical Report is available upon request. Please e-mail help@wida.us to request it, and briefly explain your intended use of the report in your email.

Annual Technical Report No. 1, Series 100, 2004-2005 Administration

PDF Part 1: Description, Validity, and Student Results
PDF Part 2: Analyses of Test Forms
PDF Part 3: Analysis Across Tiers

Annual Technical Report No. 2, Series 101, 2005-2006 Administration

PDF Part 1: Description, Validity, and Student Results
PDF Part 2: Analyses of Test Forms
PDF Part 3: Analysis Across Tiers

Annual Technical Report No. 3, Series 102, 2006-2007 Administration

PDF Part 1: Description, Validity, and Student Results
PDF Part 2: Analyses of Test Forms
PDF Part 3: Analyses Across Tiers

Annual Technical Report No. 4, Series 103, 2007-08

PDF Part 1: Description, Validity, and Student Results
PDF Part 2: Analyses of Test Forms
PDF Part 3: Analyses Across Tiers

Annual Technical Report No. 5, Series 200, 2008-09

PDF Part 1: Description, Validity, and Student Results
PDF Part 2: Analyses of Test Forms
PDF Part 3: Analyses Across Tiers

Annual Technical Report No. 6, Series 201, 2009-10

PDF Part 1: Description, Validity, and Student Results
PDF Part 2: Analyses of Test Forms
PDF Part 3: Analyses Across Tiers

Annual Technical Report No. 7, Series 202, 2010-11

PDF Part 1: Description, Validity, and Student Results
PDF Part 2: Analyses of Test Forms
PDF Part 3: Analyses Across Tiers

Annual Technical Report No. 8, Series 203, 2011-12

PDF Part 1: Description, Validity, and Student Results
PDF Part 2: Analyses of Test Forms
PDF Part 3: Analyses Across Tiers

Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Technical Briefs and Report, 2011-12

PDF Series 100 Teacher Rating Worksheet
PDF Standard Setting Study
PDF Series 100 Development and Operational Field Test