English As a New Language
NYSITELL & NYSESLAT
New York State Identification Test for English Language Learners (NYSITELL)
The NYSITELL is administered within 10 days of the student enrolling in school. Its purpose is to assess the English language level of new students whose home or primary language is other than English. Your child’s score on the NYSITELL (Entering, Emerging, Transitioning, Expanding, or Commanding) will determine if he or she is entitled to receive English as a New Language services, and if they are entitiled to services, the amount of language support services. The results will also help teachers plan the best program for your child based on his or her strengths and needs in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English.
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New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT)
The NYSESLAT is administered to all students in the spring who receive ENL services. The purpose of the NYSESLAT is to annually assess the English language proficiency level of ELLs enrolled in grades K–12 in New York State schools. This test gives the state, schools, and teachers important information about the English language development of your child and if your child will continue to receive services.
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