Pursuant to Senate Bill 1, 2021 Extraordinary Session, districts are required to submit their current COVID-19 School Operations Plan and any subsequent drafts to KDE for informational purposes.
Districts may submit their plans to KDE using this form.


Common Kindergarten Entry Screener

Published: 9/3/2021 1:06 PM

​Kentucky's Common Kindergarten Entry Screener, the BRIGANCE Early Childhood Kindergarten Screen III, provides a quick and accurate assessment of a child's development in five areas: Academic/Cognitive, Language, Development, Physical Development, Self-Help and Social-Emotional Development.

The Common Kindergarten Entry Screener (704 KAR 5:070)​ is aligned with Kentucky's School Readiness Definition and the Kentucky Early Childhood Standards​.​​​​​​​​​​

2021-2022 Training and Resources

Communications - K SCREEN Update

  • March 2021 Topics: 2020-2021 K Screen Window Still Open, K Screen Training of Trainers for New Staff, Online Ordering for the 2021-2022 School Year, Training of Trainers Refresh Webcast for Experienced Staff
  • April 2021 Topics: 2020-2021 K Screen Window Closing, 2021-2022 Brigance Training Materials Website, Brigance Training of Trainer Refresh Webcast Now Available, Prior Settings for Kindergarten Registration 2021-2022
  • May 2021 Topics: 2020-2021 K Screen Data Entry Deadline May 28, 2021-2022 Brigance Training Materials Website, Brigance Training of Trainers Make Up Session July 22, K Screen 2021-2022 Staff File Submission Deadline June 15, Running Reports and Duplicate Cleanup
  • August 2021 Topics: The Brigance Online Management System is Live

Screener Forms

Ordering Information

The 2021-2022 materials order window is currently closed. The ordering window was open from March 1. 2021 until April 16, 2021. To place district orders for the 2021-2022 school year outside of the ordering window, please contact Ben Riley.

Kindergarten Screen Data

Kindergarten Screen data is available in the Supplemental Data section of Open House. Simply click on "Kindergarten Readiness."

The result of the K Screen assessment is based on the composite score calculation of the Brigance Screen III Core Assessment. Information on the K Screen Composite Score Calculation process can be found in the K Screen Composite Score Calulation Guide.

Pilot Year Data

The only year's data that will not be found on Open House is the pilot year, 2012. 

KDE DAC Information
Office of Assessment and Accountability
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4394

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