- Achievement: This category focuses primarily on Kentucky students reaching the goal of proficiency. Reports found here include:
o Kentucky Core Content Test (KCCT) Combined Reading and Mathematics Proficient/Distinguished Report
o federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) data
o Iowa Test of Basic Skills data – administered in grades 3-7
- Gap: All students in Kentucky are expected to reach proficiency. This category focuses on how student groups are attaining this goal.
o KCCT Combined Reading and Mathematics Gap-to-Goal Comparison Report
- Readiness for College/Career: A key focus for Kentucky is preparing each student for college/career. Kentucky's future accountability system will include indicators of college/career readiness. A special report for this section is the High School Percentage.
o percentage of high school graduates college/career-ready
o 8th-grade EXPLORE, 10th-grade PLAN and 11th-grade ACT data
- Coming Soon....Growth: A future report section will focus on student academic growth measures and will be computed beginning in 2012, with data expected to be available in the summer of 2012.
This new reporting mechanism is supported by the Kentucky Student Longitudinal Data System (KSLDS). The mechanism is designed to provide educators, parents, students, elected officials and the public a central location in which to access key reports and information, based on the concept of an “open house” for gaining information.