mailing: P.O. Box 750
shipping: 420 Court St.
Jackson, KY 41339
I can do all things through him who gives me strength.
The new Kentucky Assessment is a combined CRT and NRT assessment with Reading and Mathematics based upon Common Core Standards; science and social studies based upon Core Content for Assessment and Kentucky Program of Studies.
2013-14 TEST WINDOWS
FALL TESTING: Sept. 16 - 27, 2013
- EXPLORE (grade 8)
- PLAN (grade 10)
English Language Proficiency Testing (ACCESS for ELLs®): Jan. 1 - Feb. 14, 2014 for English Learners
SPRING TESTING: K-PREP: Last 14 Instructional Days of District Calendar for grades 3-8, 10 and 11
ACT STATE TESTING SCHEDULE:
March 4 - ACT Administration
March 18 - ACT Administration Make-up Day
March 4 - 18 - ACT Administration window for students with accommodations
* End-of-Course and Alternate K-PREP windows are still under development for 2013-14. These windows are expected to be similar to last year.
COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS
To be considered College Ready, students must meet the benchmarks in English, Mathematics and Reading.
English (Writing Skills)—74
College Readiness Mathematics—22
College Algebra—14 (newly added)
Calculus—TBA (newly added)
To be considered Career Ready, students must meet benchmarks for one requirement in the Career-Ready Academic area AND meet one requirement in the Career-Ready Technical area.
Career-Ready Academic Components
WorkKeys—Silver Certificate (4 or above on Applied Math, Locating Information and Reading for Information)
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)—50 (reduced from 55) Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT)
Career-Ready Technical Components
KOSSA—70 on academic, employability, occupational multiple choice AND 75 on constructed response/performance based scenario. (The one exception to this is with the Manufacturing assessment where the assessment has an overall score of 70% rather than a 2 part score.)
Industry Certificates—Certification based on industry standards.