LAS Links K–12 Placement Test First Edition takes 30 minutes or less and provides data you can use to determine initial placement of English Language Learners into appropriate instructional programs. The results of this cost-effective test are provided quickly so there is not time lost in placing students.
Subject Area and Grades
- English Language Proficiency (Grades K–12)
- Paper and pencil
- Hand scoring
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The LAS Links Placement Test allows teachers to quickly and accurately place English language learners in appropriate instructional programs. The LAS Links Placement Test is part of our comprehensive model for helping language learners at every stage of the learning process.
The LAS Links Continuum of Effective Measurement
Facilitate accurate initial placement of K–12 English Language Learners
The LAS Links K–12 Placement Test covers speaking, listening, reading, and writing, and results show three proficiency levels: Not Proficient, Approaching Proficiency, and Proficient. Administration of LAS Links English for students in the Approaching Proficiency range offers a clear diagnostic view of proficiency in English.
Quick and affordable
It takes 30 minutes or less and provides data you can use to accurately place English Language Learners into the appropriate programs. The results of this cost–effective test—about $2 per student—are provided quickly so there is no time lost in placing students.
|Skill Area||Estimated Time||Administration Mode||Item Counts|
|Speaking||5 Minutes — All Grades||Individual||6|
|Listening||10 Minutes — All Grades||Group or Individual||6|
|Reading||15 Minutes — All Grades||Group or Individual||6|
|Writing||10 Minutes — All Grades||Group or Individual||7|
The district reports improved student performance across all language domains and ELD levels, and at least doubled its Academic Performance Index (API) target, surpassing state and county averages.