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Student Assessment for College Readiness    

In order to prepare all students to be college and career ready, the Audubon Education Council has published this Academic Success Timeline for students, parents, educators and the community to use as a guide along the journey from birth to college.

Students in Henderson County take the EXPLORE, PLAN, and ACT tests to prepare for college.  Visit the websites below to learning more about these tests.

EXPLORE - 8th graders take this test each September

PLAN - 10th grade take this test each September

EXPLORE and PLAN Test Information - This brochure gives more information about the benchmark scores on the test 8th and 10th grade students take each fall.

ACT - 11th grade (state testing); any grade level (national testing)

ACT STUDENT -  Students can get more information about the ACT assessment

Students also take the K-PREP (Kentucky Performance Rating of Educational Progress) test each year as part of state accountability.

Next Generation Learners - A brochure explaining the new  Unbridled Learning - College and Career Readiness for All K-PREP scores

Students in grades K-8 take the MAP test three times per year.

MAP brochure

Students who are considered English Learners take the WIDA ACCESS test in January-February each year.

ACCESS for ELLs - Sample test items for English Language Learners