Estimated Time

Results Availability


Alternate ACCESS 2.0 for ELs



K-12 English Learners



20 minutes for student work in each domain;

Listening, Reading,

Speaking and Writing


Individual Student Reports will be share with parents in the fall of the following school year.

ACCESS 2.0 results will also be posted on Campus Portal.

ACCESS and Alternate ACCESS for ELLs Parent Fact Sheet

Test Preparation Suggestions for Parents and Teachers


Alternate ACCESS 2.0  for ELLs is the assessment administered to English learners who received special education services and meet the participation guidelines in order to measure progress toward meeting Minnesota’s standards for English language development.

Who Uses Data

  • Students
  • Parents
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • EL Teachers
  • Title I Teachers
  • Principals
  • Deans and Assistant Principals
  • Teaching and Learning Staff
  • Administrators

Current Use of Data

  • Inform classroom teaching and learning.
  • Identifies concepts and skills that need improvement so teachers can alter methods of instruction or adjust instructional time devoted to a specific concept or skill.
  • Assess student knowledge and skills relative to the respective EL and  MN academic standards.
  • Inform curriculum review needs/priorities.
  • Inform staff development needs/priorities..