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Assessment Support

Assessment Support

Published: 2/10/2020 11:50 AM

The Office of Standards, Assessment and Accountability (OSAA) supports the work of districts and schools in implementing the Kentucky School Testing System. The Division of Assessment and Accountability Support (DAAS) supplies up-to-date information on regulations, policies and procedures, important assessment dates, manuals and forms, and information for districts and schools.

​Current Happenings

February DAC Meetings

The February/March DAC Meetings have been scheduled around the state for the upcoming spring assessments. Everyone planning to attend must register by clicking the location link for the session.

Materials will only be distributed electronically. Attendees may bring their own paper copies, electronic copies or an electronic device to the meeting. Documents will be available to download from SharePoint prior to each meeting, during the meeting and from a jump drive at each location. Wi-Fi will be available

Training Sessions


  • Allegation Reporting

    ​A violation of 703 KAR 5:080, Administration Code for Kentucky's Assessment Program, or 703 KAR 5070, Inclusion of Special Populations in the State Required Assessment and Accountability Program results in a testing allegation. The link below is intended for District Assessment Coordinators to report allegations of inappropriate testing practices. Passwords are required to access the Web application and can be obtained by contacting your District Web Application Administrator.

  • Assessment and Accountability Resources

    To foster understanding of the new Assessment and Accountability system, the Office of Standards, Assessment and Accountability (OSAA) has pulled together resources in one place needed by districts and schools.​

  • Assessment Regulations Training

    The Commonwealth of Kentucky has several regulations which govern the administration of Kentucky's Assessment and Accountability Program. These regulations are supplemented with guides and manuals specific to each assessment.

  • DAC Communications

    The Division of Assessment and Accountability Support (DAAS) is charged with supporting the efforts of the District Assessment Coordinators (DACs) and school-level personnel as they implement Kentucky’s assessment and accountability system.

  • Forms

    The Division of Assessment and Accountability Support (DAAS) has created a number of forms that can be downloaded for use by schools and districts in implementing the state's Assessment and Accountability System.

  • Meetings and Trainings

    ​The Division of Assessment and Accountability Support (DAAS) provides opportunities for District Assessment Coordinators (DACs), Building Assessment Coordinators (BACs), Directors of Special Education (DoSEs), Professional Development Coordinators and other interested individuals to receive information and practice with score interpretation, data analysis, test administration and the regulations governing Kentucky's Assessment and Accountability Program. ​

  • School Report Card

    ​Each year, Kentucky schools publish School Report Cards (SRC) and post them on the Kentucky Department of Education Website. Not to be confused with student report cards, School and District Report Cards provide information about each school and district, including test performance, teacher qualifications, student safety, awards, parent involvement, and much more. The school and district report cards were established by statute, KRS 158.6453 (20), and regulation, 703 KAR 5:140. (To see the statute and regulation in their entirety, use the LRC Search application.)  Additionally, the report card must incorporate the requirements of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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

2019-2020 Test Windows


is available for students on the Early Graduation Pathway. Testing windows coming soon.

Test Window 1:
December 2-13, 2019
Test Window 2:
February 24-March 6, 2020
Test Window 3:
April 20-May 1, 2020

English Language Proficiency Testing (ACCESS for ELLs):
Jan. 2 - Feb. 7, 2020

(grade 11) 2020

March 10, 2020 - ACT State Administration Standard (Paper)
March 24, 2020 - ACT State Administration Make-up Day Standard (Paper)
March 10-13, 16-20, 2020 - ACT Accommodated Testing Window (Paper)

March 10, 11, 12 and 17, 18, 19, 2020 - ACT Online Testing Window for Standard and Accommodations
Online testing is available only on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week.


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 CRT assessment with Reading, Mathematics, Writing and Social Studies based upon Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS). Science, based on KAS, is assessed in grades 4, 7 and 11.)

Alternate K-PREP:

Attainment Tasks (AT)

Window 1: November 4-December 13, 2019
Window 2: April 13-May 29, 2020


Students must be screened during the district screening window. The window begins 15 calendar days before the first instructional day of school and ends on the 30th instructional day of school.

Districts must enter Core Assessment and Self-help and Social-Emotional data into the Brigance OMS during the data entry window. The data entry window begins with the screening window and extends to 15 instructional days beyond the end of the screening window, but no later than October 15.


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