English Proficiency Assessment for Secondary Schools

The EPASS - or English Proficiency Assessment for Secondary Schools - is a standards-based assessment tool uniquely designed to measure English language proficiency of secondary students (grades 8-12). The entire assessment is web-based and available electronically for your convenience.

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What is EPASS?

EPASS is an American small business focused on educational testing and consulting that operates out of Michigan, USA. EPASS is committed to providing both educators and students with reliable feedback related to English language proficiency and other international student skills.

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For Educators

The EPASS empowers global educators to best serve international students from various home language groups by providing a detailed inventory of student English language proficiency.

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How is the Test Scored?

EPASS test-takers are assessed on the four basic language skills: listening, reading, writing, and speaking. Each comprehensive score report includes sub-scores for every section of the EPASS and provides comments about overall tester performance.

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WHY TAKE THE EPASS?

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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The EPASS gauges student English ability in a variety of authentic language settings that secondary students will encounter on a daily basis. The EPASS was crafted by an ESL educator in an exchange program and only includes material that is pertinent to international students attempting to learn in US secondary classrooms. Some unique testing sections include: Academic Vocabulary, Making Inferences, Word Relationships, and Textbook Reading Comprehension.

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