Secretary: Tammy Tomes
Phone (502) 869-8084
K-PREP Testing Update
The Kentucky Department of Education has canceled the administration of the K-PREP assessment for the 2019-2020 school year. K-PREP administration will resume in spring 2021.
CTE End of Program Testing Update
Due to school closures during the assessment test window, KDE will work with districts and schools to reschedule CTE EOP assessments. More details will be shared as they become available.
ACT Testing Update
The Kentucky Department of Education is working with representatives from ACT to provide additional options for state provided ACT testing. KDE is trying to secure another ACT test date (possibly this fall) for current juniors who did not test due to absence or school closure on March 10, 2020 (Initial Test Date) and accommodated students who were unable to complete testing. Additional information will be provided when details are finalized.
AP Exam Update
The College Board announced Friday that Advanced Placement exams will move online amid widespread school closures stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. The 45-minute tests will be taken via computer, tablet or phone, and there may be an option to submit a photo of handwritten work.
Alternate Assessment Update
All testing scheduled for Spring 2020 Alternate K-PREP (Window 2 Attainment Tasks, field test items and Quality of School Climate and Safety survey for alternate assessment students) will not be administered.
CRAAF, ESAR and CWEC Suspended for Spring 2020
The Career Ready Alternate Assessment Folder (CRAAF) requirement for those students working toward career readiness is suspended for spring 2020. Individual districts may utilize this resource for their own use.The career readiness opportunity for students participating in the Kentucky Alternate Assessment, including the Employability Skills Attainment Record (ESAR), Career Work Experience Certification (CWEC) and CRAAF, is planned to resume in fall 2020. More details will be provided once updates become available.
Welcome to the webpage of Assessment, Data and Research, a branch of the Student Learning Department. Here you will find information about specific tests, key data, and reports along with useful resources.