K-PREP

Published: 3/10/2014 2:04 PM

 

​Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), enacted in the 2009 Kentucky General Assembly, required a new public school assessment program beginning in the 2011-12 school year. These assessments were collectively named the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) tests.

​The assessment for grades 3-8 is a blended model built with norm-referenced test (NRT) and criterion-referenced test (CRT) items which consist of multiple-choice (mc), extended-response (er) and short answer (sa) items. The NRT is a purchased test with national norms and the CRT portion is customized for Kentucky.
 
NCS Pearson has been awarded the contract to provide all assessments for grades 3-8 and writing on-demand at high school.
 
NCS Pearson currently provides large-scale assessment services in more than 25 states and for the U.S. Department of Education.

K-PREP REFERENCE SHEETS

 

ON-DEMAND WRITING

ODW Rubric

ODW Rubric

Scoring Criteria

Pre-Writing Space

 

SCORING GUIDES

 

 

KDE Assessment Information
Office of Assessment and Accountability
500 Mero Street, 17th Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4394