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WIDA Kindergarten Screener

The WIDA Kindergarten Screener is the English Language Proficiency Screener that is given to Kindergarten and First Semester First Grade students in North Carolina to determine if the student qualifies as an English Learner (EL)/Multilingual Learner (ML). The Kindergarten Screener is a paper based English language proficiency screener given to incoming kindergarteners and students in Grade 1 (first semester only) who identify a language other than English during the HLS process. Kindergarten students enrolled in the first Semester will be administered only the Speaking and Listening Domains of the Kindergarten Screener. 

Kindergarten students in 2nd semester and first grade students in 1st semester will take all four domains of the Kindergarten Screener (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).