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Announcements Archive

July 23, 2024

On Thursday, July 25, Educator Portal will be unavailable while the Kite® team applies annual upgrades and performance enhancements. Please contact the Kite Service Desk for any questions or assistance.

July 23, 2024

In preparation for the 2024-25 school year, brand-new Kite® Student Portal installers are now available for download by school and district technology personnel. This update brings performance enhancements and improvements to promote a successful testing experience for all.

The installer… more

June 13, 2024

The Kite® Service Desk will be closed in observance of the June 19th federal holiday. We will reopen at 7:00 CT on Thursday, June 20th.

May 23, 2024

In participating districts, parents and guardians may now access their child’s 2023-24 KAP assessment score reports in Kite® Parent Portal. Additional information for parents, including a link to the… more

May 16, 2024

Kansas State Assessment results for ELA, mathematics, and science are now available for districts to view in Kite® Educator Portal. Districts may view individual student score reports, building, and district reports. Districts may share results with students and families. Results will… more

February 23, 2024

Three new resources developed by KSDE with information on remote assessment administration for virtual schools are now available on the Summative Assessment page for Educators and Test Administrators. Two instructional PDFs and one video with… more

January 26, 2024

The 2024 KELPA Summative window is open from January 29 – March 8. Hand-scoring the speaking and writing items will be completed in Kite Scoring Portal this year. There is a video that demonstrates this process located here. Please see the KELPA Examiner… more

January 18, 2024

Science Practice Tests are now available in Kite® Student Portal! These Subject-Oriented Practice Tests (SPTs) more closely resemble the rigor of the NGSS standards that students will see on the 2024 KAP Summative Science assessments. For more information on using these and other SPTs… more

January 17, 2024

Fall reports for the Career Pathways® (cPass®) assessment are now available in Kite® Educator Portal. cPass users with the following roles can access these reports under Reports > Career Pathways Assessmentmore

January 9, 2024

The KELPA Scoring Manual has been updated to reflect the new processes for scoring all KELPA speaking domain items and select writing domain items. You can find the updated Scoring Manual along with additional KELPA… more