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Middle School
MAP Measures of Academic Progress District, computer-based assessment that is adaptive to each student’s learning level. Measures individual progress and growth on skills in reading, math, and language. Fall/Winter/ Spring All students
ACCESS State, federally required online assessment used to monitor students’ progress in English Language Acquisition. January-February EL Students
WIDA Online screener State and federally required screeners used for students who register and list a language other than English on the Home Language Survey. The screener provides information as to whether or not students qualify for EL services. 30 days from the start of school or 2 weeks once enrolled All grades—newly enrolled in the district as needed.
KPREP Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress State-required assessment consisting of multiple choice, extended response, and short answer items in designated content areas. 5-day window within the last 14 days of the school year. 7th reading/ math/science

8th reading/ math/writing

Social studies

Alternate KPREP State-required, teacher administered alternate assessment program that provides schools with a valid and reliable means of assessing the instruction provided to students with moderate and significant cognitive disabilities. Alternate KPREP is based upon two components. Attainment tasks and the Transition Attainment Record. Window 1—November Window 2—May (content areas same as above) For students approved only through ARC (Admissions and Release Committee).
ACT Administered by the district for students wishing to participate in the Duke talent identification program. Fall 7th graders only Student choice
State and District Assessments 2019-20 (cont.)
High School
ACCESS State, federally required online assessment used to monitor students’ progress in English Language Acquisition. January-February EL Students
WIDA Online screener State and federally required screeners used for students who register and list a language other than English on the Home Language Survey. The screener provides information as to whether or not students qualify for EL services. 30 days from the start of school or 2 weeks once enrolled All grades—newly enrolled in the district as needed.
KPREP Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress State-required assessment consisting of multiple choice, extended response, and short answer items in designated content areas. 5-day window within the last 14 days of the school year. 10th—reading/math 11th—science/writing
Alternate KPREP State-required, teacher administered alternate assessment program that provides schools with a valid and reliable means of assessing the instruction provided to students with moderate and significant cognitive disabilities. Alternate KPREP is based upon two components. Attainment tasks and the Transition Attainment Record. Window 1—November Window 2—May (content areas same as above) For students approved only through ARC (Admissions and Release Committee).
EOC End of Course State-required, ACT Quality Core assessments given to middle and high school students completing English II, Algebra II, Biology, and US History for course credit. April and/or May Currently only required for students who select Early Graduation status.
AP Advance Placement District offered, College Board AP tests are part of a rigorous academic program aimed at preparing high school students for college level work. Students take college-level courses and/or their corresponding exams in an effort to earn college credit while still in high school. AP exams consist of multiple choice and written response questions. May Student choice.
ACT State-required test to gain information about students’ academic readiness for postsecondary education. The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, math, reading, and science. The tests emphasize reasoning, analysis, problem solving, and the integration of learning from various sources, as well as the application of these proficiencies to the kinds of tasks college students are expected to perform. March All Juniors
PSAT District offered, pre-college entrance exam to gain information about the students’ readiness for postsecondary education. Fall Student choice—typically sophomore year.
MAP Measures of Academic Progress District, computer-based assessment that is adaptive to each student’s learning level. Measures individual progress and growth on skills in reading and math. Fall/Winter/ Spring All students in grades 9-11
CTE End of Course assessment (formerly KOSSA) State assessment administered to students in CTE pathways who are considered preparatory in the pathway to determine if the student is transition ready. Spring High School students preparatory in CTE pathway
Industry Certifications Various assessments administered to students in CTE pathways in order to determine transition readiness. Fall and/or Spring High School students in CTE pathway
Civics Test State required assessment administered by the teacher. Assessment contains 100 civics questions developed by the district. Required pass rate of 65% necessary for graduation. Throughout the year High School students
College Placement Exam State assessment administered to students who did not meet benchmarks on the ACT. Helps students achieve transition ready status Fall/Spring High School students not meeting transition ready status or benchmarks on the ACT