The CELSA Test (ESL)

Combined English Language Skills Assessment

           published by ACTT

  • Assesses and places high school, college and adult ESL students quickly and accurately
    into beginning to advanced classes

  • Approved by the U.S. Department of Education as an "Ability to Benefit" (ATB) test

  • Approved by the California Community Colleges

  • Approved by the CA BPPE as an ATB test

  • Approved by the NY Board of Education as an ATB test

  • 45 minute, 75 item multiple choice

  • 4 equivalent forms (only form 1 and 2 approved for ATB)

  • Natural, authentic language

  • Cloze type format

  • Researched for reliability (.93), validity, freedom from bias

  • Computer delivered (network) and "paper/pencil" options

  • Used in hundreds of schools and colleges

  • Complementary listening, speaking and writing tests also available