The Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3, 8, and 10 in reading; grades 3 through 8 and 11 are assessed in math; grades 4, 7 and 11 are assessed in science; grades 4, 8 and 11 are assessed in social studies and arts & humanities; grades 4, 7 and 10 are assessed in practical living/vocational studies; and grades 4, 5, 7, 8 and 12 are assessed in writing.
How is it Scored?
The state uses an academic index ranging from 0-140. A score of 100 denotes a passing score. Students are scored at four levels: novice, apprentice, proficient or distinguished. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.