Alternate K-PREP Assessment

  • The Kentucky Alternate Assessment Program was developed in 1990 to provide schools a valid and reliable means of assessing the instruction provided to students with moderate and severe disabilities. The program is based upon three components: Alternate Portfolio, Attainment Tasks, and Transition Attainment Record. All components play a vital roles in the assessment of the individual student and are included in the school's overall Accountability Index to meet the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004 amendments.

    Alternate K-PREP Assessment The portfolio is a body of work that includes both assessment and instructional samples collected throughout the academic school year.

    Attainment Tasks (AT)
    Attainment tasks are performance events that require students to complete a task, working step by step as directed by the teacher.

    Transition Attainment Record (TAR)
    The Transition Attainment Record is a checklist which evaluates the student’s readiness in reading, mathematics and science.

    For additional information on The Kentucky Alternate Assessment Program, please contact Clarissa Byard, Special Education Teacher consultant at or by calling 270-825-6000.

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