Estimated Time

Results Availability


ACCESS 2.0 for ELs



K-12 English Learners




 45 minutes per student


Grades 1-12

Listening up to 40 Minutes

Reading up to 35 minutes

Speaking up to 30 minutes

Writing up to

65 minutes


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


ACCESS 2.0 is an English language proficiency assessment based on the Minnesota Standards for

English Language Development. There are four language domains assessed

reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Who Uses Data

  • Students
  • Parents
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Mathematics 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.
  • Compare our performance across schools and districts.
  • Inform staff development needs/priorities..