Statewide Assessment Information

Kentucky State Assessments

  • End of Year Spring Testing
  • Alternate Assessment
  • ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 (Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State-to-State for English Language Learners)

Kentucky Transition Readiness Assessments

Academic Readiness Indicators

Career Readiness Indicators

College Entrance Exam


College Placement Exam

Industry Certifications

KDE-approved Dual Credit

Career and Technical Education End-of-Program Assessment for articulated credit

Advanced Placement courses

KDE-approved Career and Technical Education Dual Credit

International Baccalaureate course

KDE/Labor Cabinet-approved apprenticeship

Cambridge Advanced International examinations

KDE-approved alternate process to verify exceptional work experience

Alternate - Transition Attainment Record Alternate - Employability Skills Attainment Record


Alternate - Work Experience Certificate
English Language Readiness: Meeting exit criteria for English language proficiency assessment (Overall composite of a 4.5 on a Tier B/C) for any student who received English Language services during high school