KPREP - Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress
What is the purpose of KPREP?
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. 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. 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.
Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), enacted in the 2009 Kentucky General Assembly, required a new public school assessment program beginning with the 2011-12 school year. The legislation allowed, with approval by the Kentucky Board of Education, an end-of-course (EOC) assessment program at the high school level. Kentucky completed the state-required procurement process in 2011,and ACT, Inc.was awarded the contract to provide EOC assessments. Assessments for English II, Algebra II, Biology and US History have been purchased as part of ACTsQualityCoreprogram. The program is syllabus-driven and will include curriculum and instruction support materials.QualityCorehas been developed based on research in high-performing classrooms that focus on the essential standards for college and career readiness. The EOC assessments will be administered throughout the year as students earn credit in each course.
What content areas and grade levels are tested?
Performance Levels And Scale Scores and Other Measures
No Scale Score data (min, max, level cuts) for Science. Documentation states that "K-PREP Science test is in transition to updated Kentucky Academic Standards." Data provided by client did not appear to have any Science scores, so it appears that Science was not administered in 2015-2016.
How are records matched to students in Illuminate?
KPREP / KPREP Alternate / EOC 2015-2016
- 1st:SSID (4) to State Student ID
- 2nd:SSID (4)to Local Student ID
How are unique records identified?
KPREP & KPREP Alternate 2015-2016
- LITHO (9) only
- LITHO (8) only