Common Kindergarten Entry Screener

Published: 8/10/2022 4:42 PM

​​Kentucky's Common Kindergarten Entry Screener, the BRIGANCE Early Childhood Kindergarten Screen III, provides a quick and accurate assessment of a child's development in five areas: Academic/Cognitive, Language, Development, Physical Development, Self-Help and Social-Emotional Development.

The Common Kindergarten Entry Screener (704 KAR 5:070)​ is aligned with Kentucky's School Readiness Definition and the Kentucky Early Childhood Standards​​.​​​​​​​​​​

2022-2023 Training and Resources

Communications - K SCREEN Update

  • February 2022 K Screen Update - Our New Program Consultant, Training of Trainers Refresh Webcast for Experienced Staff, K Screen Training of Trainers for New Staff, Online Ordering for the 2022-2023 School Year
  • April 2022 K Screen Update​ - K Screen Refresh Webcast now available, 2022-2023 Brigance Training Materials Website, Prior Settings Form for Kindergarten Registration 2022-2023, 2022-2023 Train the Trainers Summer Training-Save the Date
  • May 2022 K Screen Update​ - K Screen Staff File Due June 15, 2022​
  • August 2022 K Screen Update​ - Eastern Kentucky Support. 

Screener Forms

Ordering Information

The 2022-2023 materials order window closed April 1 2022. I​​f yo​u have questions please contact Lisa Jett​.  


Staff File Submissions 

The 2022-2023 staff file window closed June 15 2022.​ Please contact Lisa Jett if you have any questions. 

Kindergarten Screen Data

Kindergarten Screen data prior to 2017 is available in the Supplemental Data section of Open House. Simply click on "Kindergarten Readiness."

Kindergarten Screen data from 2017 to present can be found on the Kentucky School Report Card.

The result of the K Screen assessment is based on the composite score calculation of the Brigance Screen III Core Assessment. Information on the K Screen Composite Score Calculation process can be found in the K Screen Composite Score Calulation Guide.

Pilot Year Data

The only year's data that will not be found on Open House is the pilot year, 2012. 

KDE DAC Information
Office of Assessment and Accountability
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4394

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