Kentucky - Student Assessments: Social Studies

Area: 
Social Studies
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

The assessments that are required are: End of Course (English 2, Algebra 2, Biology, and US History), Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (grades 3-8)

Body: 

Beginning in 1990, Kentucky chose to have an all-inclusive assessment and accountability system by having all Kentucky public school students participate in annual testing with the results of those assessments included in the state’s accountability system for schools and districts. These tests today include the End of Course exam for English 2, Algebra 2, Biology, and US History, in addition to the Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress in grades 3 through 8.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
02/11/2015