Instruction and Assessment

Donna Fugate
Assessment/Curriculum Coordinator
mailing: P.O. Box 750
shipping: 420 Court St.
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-2491
Fax 606-666-8094

I can do all things through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13

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.

2015-16 TEST WINDOWS

  
FALL TESTING:
EXPLORE (grade 8) and PLAN (grade 10) has been removed.
 
END-OF-COURSE: Districts or schools may choose 10 consecutive days within each window to administer end-of-course assessments.
  1. Aug. 3–28, 2015 (CBT only)
  2. Oct. 1–Dec. 18, 2015
  3. Jan. 4-July 15, 2016

English Language Proficiency (ACCESS for ELLs): Jan. 4 – Feb. 1, 2016 for English Learners.

ACT STATE TESTING SCHEDULE:
(grade 11) 2016
March 1 - ACT Administration
March 15 - ACT Administration Make-up Day
March 1 - 15 - ACT Administration window for students with accommodations
 
SPRING TESTING: K-PREP: Last 14 Instructional Days of District Calendar for grades 3-8, 10 and 11
(The Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress [K-PREP] is a combined CRT and NRT assessment with Reading and Mathematics based upon Common Core Standards.)
 
Alternate K-PREP:
Attainment Tasks (AT)
Window 1: Nov. 2-Dec. 11, 2015
Window 2: Apr. 18-May 27, 2016
 
Transition Attainment Record (TAR) Window
Sep. 14, 2015-May 27, 2016

 COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS

To be considered College Ready, students must meet the benchmarks in English, Mathematics and Reading.

 
ACT
      English—18
      Mathematics—19
      Reading--20
 
COMPASS
      English (Writing Skills)—74
      Mathematics—36
      Reading—85                                           
 
KYOTE
      Reading—20
      English (Writing)—6
      College Readiness Mathematics—22
      College Algebra—14 (newly added)
      Calculus—TBA (newly added)
 
Career Readiness
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. 

 

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Breathitt County Schools 420 Court Street, PO Box 750
Jackson, KY 41339
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