The WIDA Screener is an English language proficiency test given to incoming students who may be designated as multilingual learners (MLLs). It assists educators in identifying and supporting newly enrolled multilingual learners.
The WIDA screener is administered to students in grades K-12 and can be administered online or on paper for grades 1-12 and for Kindergarten students, it is stricly a paper test. Additional information is available on the publisher's website: https://wida.wisc.edu/assess/screener. For further information about the use of these assessments within DPS, please contact Armando Dominguez.
Dates to Know
WIDA Screeners will be due within 10 days from the first day of school for students that enroll within the first month of school. After the first month of school the due dates will be reduced to 4 days after the student’s first day of school.