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Assessment


2017-2018 Franklin County School Report Card

2017-2018 School Report Card is now available online. We hope you will visit Franklin County’s School Report Card available at https://www.kyschoolreportcard.com/organization/.

Kentucky continues to offer tools to help parents understand and celebrate the performance of schools. Visit https://raisethebar.education.ky.gov for more information on the full suite of School Report Card tools available to help inform parents and communities. KRS 158.6453 requires the sharing of the School Report Card annually with families and communities so stakeholders can have a clear idea of how well their school is performing. If you need help accessing or viewing your school’s report card, please contact the district office.

2019-2020 Assessment Overview

State and District Assessments

2019-2020

Preschool

AEPS

Assessment, Evaluation, and Programming System

State-required, programmatic, Criterion- referenced based system used to determine child’s present level of performance in the following six developmental areas: fine motor, gross motor, adaptive, cognitive, social- communication, and social. 

Fall/winter/spring

All Preschool students

Elementary

Brigance III

State-required common kindergarten entry screener.  Provides assessment information in five developmental areas: 1. Academic/cognitive 2. Language 3. Physical 4. Self-help 5. Social emotional

15 days prior to start of school and no longer than the 30th day

All incoming K. students

MAP Growth

Measures of Academic Progress

District, computer-based assessment that is adaptive to each student’s learning level.  Measure individual progress and growth on skills in reading, math and language.

Fall/winter/spring

K-8 reading, math, language

(may vary between schools)

DRA or Fountas and Pinnell

Developmental Reading Assessment

School based, diagnostic reading assessment administered by teacher or interventionist.  It allows the teacher to systematically observe, record and evaluate students’ reading behaviors and performance in three areas: engagement, fluency, comprehension

Two –three times a year

K-5

(varies between schools)

CogAT

Cognitive Abilities Test

State-required, administered aptitude test used to screen students who may potentially be candidate for gifted and talented.  It also provides information on a student’s ability to reason and problem solve in three areas: verbal, quantitative, and non-verbal.

March

All 3rd graders

ACCESS

State, federally required online assessment used to monitor student’s   progress towards English language proficiency standards in four domains: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

January

English Learners (EL)

WIDA Online Screener for English Learners

 

K-WAPT (kindergarten only)

State, federally required online screener used for students who register and mark anything other than English on the Home Language Survey.  The screener provides information whether the student needs EL services.

30 days from the beginning of school or 2 weeks once enrolled.

1st – 12th grade Potential English Learners (EL)

Kindergarten

KPREP

Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress

State-required, criterion referenced test (CRT items consisting of multiple choice, extended – response and short answer items in designated content areas.

5-day window within the last 14 school days of the year.

3rd – reading/ math

4th: reading/ math/ science

5th: 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 on two components: Attainment Tasks and Transition Attainment Record.

Window 1: November

Window 2: May

(Content areas same as above)

Decision made by Admissions and Release Committee (ARC)

Benchmark

These standards based assessments provide data for teachers to use to gauge the mastery of standards to inform instruction.  Students also self-assess and track their growth.

October (1-5)

January

March/April

K-5

Reading and Math

Middle School

MAP Growth

Measures of Academic Progress

District, computer-based assessment that is adaptive to each student’s learning level.  Measure individual progress and growth on skills in reading, math and language.

Fall/winter/spring

All Students

CogAT

Cognitive Abilities Test

State-required, administered aptitude test used to screen students who may potentially be candidate for gifted and talented.  It also provides information on a student’s ability to reason and problem solve in three areas: verbal, quantitative, and non-verbal.

March

All 6th graders

Benchmark

These standards based assessments provide data for teachers to use to gauge the mastery of standards to inform instruction.  Students also self-assess and track their growth.

November

March

6th -8th graders

Reading and Math

Science and Social Studies (March only)

ACCESS

State, federally required online assessment used to monitor student’s   progress towards English language proficiency standards in four domains: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

January

English Learners (EL)

WIDA Online Screener for English Learners

State, federally required online screener used for students who register and mark anything other than English on the Home Language Survey.  The screener provides information whether the student needs EL services.

30 days from the beginning of school or 2 weeks once enrolled.

Potential English Learners (EL)

KPREP

Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress

State-required, criterion referenced test (CRT items consisting of multiple choice, extended – response and short answer items in designated content areas.

5-day window within the last 14 school days of the year.

6th  – reading/ math

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 on two components: Attainment Tasks and Transition Attainment Record.

Window 1: November

Window 2: May

(Content areas same as above)

Decision made by Admissions and Release Committee (ARC)

High School

CERT

College Equipped Readiness Tool

School Selected, online assessment tool that provides information on students’ progress toward college and career standards. It is aligned to ACT format and provides remedial instruction when necessary.

Fall/Spring

All students in 9th and 10th, 11thgrades.

 12th graders who did not meet ACT benchmark.

ACCESS

State, federally required online assessment used to monitor student’s   progress towards English language proficiency standards in four domains: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

January- February

English Learners (EL)

WIDA Online Screener for English Learners

State, federally required online screener used for students who register and mark anything other than English on the Home Language Survey.  The screener provides information whether the student needs EL services.

30 days from the beginning of school or 2 weeks once enrolled.

Potential English Learners (EL)

KPREP

Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress

State-required, criterion referenced test (CRT items consisting of multiple choice, extended – response and short answer items in designated content areas.

5-day window within the last 14 school days of the year.

11th: Writing/Editing and Mechanics (field test)

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 on two components: Attainment Tasks and Transition Attainment Record.

Window 1: November

Window 2: May

(Content areas same as above)

Decision made by Admissions and Release Committee (ARC)

10th Grade Foundational Reading and Math Tests

State Graduation Requirement and accountability; Assesses foundational reading (English I and II) and math skills (Algebra I and Geometry).

5-day window within the last 14 school days of the year.

10th Graders; If they do not receive an apprentice or higher they can retake twice in 11th and twice in 12th grade to graduate. 

AP

Advanced 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 questions and written response.  

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, mathematics, 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

10th and 11th grade

* 10th grade- if the state funds the administration.

KYOTE

State-required testing system providing free online placement exams that measure preparedness for college level learning in mathematics, reading and writing.

Kentucky high school seniors who have not met ACT benchmarks in mathematics (22), reading (22) or English (18) should take the college readiness exams. Students who meet the benchmarks are considered college ready in that subject area by the KDE and are guaranteed placement into a credit-bearing course in that area without the need for remediation at any public college or university in Kentucky.

Dates vary

KY high school seniors who have not met ACT benchmarks in reading, math or English

End of Program Exams

 

 

State assessment that can be administered to students to meet career ready of Transition Readiness (formally College and Career Ready). Both tests are aligned to CTE Career Pathways.

February

High school students

 

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