Kentucky seniors’ ACT scores decline, as does national average

The average composite ACT score for Kentucky seniors in both public and private high schools fell by three-tenths of a point, from 19.8 in the 2018-2019 school year to 19.5 in 2019-2020, according to the annual Graduating Class Report released by ACT.

By |2020-10-13T16:51:26-04:00October 14, 2020|

COVID-19: Answers to FAQs for Kentucky’s Schools and Districts

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) hosted a Special Superintendent’s Webcast on Friday, March 13, 2020, to provide assistance to our district leaders and answer questions about the impact of COVID-19 on their school systems.

By |2020-03-19T16:15:05-04:00March 13, 2020|

Commissioner celebrates innovation in education; emphasizes student readiness

In the 2019 State of Education address Dec. 3, Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis issued a call to action to the state’s education community and encouraged education leaders, educators, policymakers and families to work together to ensure each and every student is well-prepared for life and the opportunities of the 21st century economy.

By |2019-12-04T08:53:02-05:00December 4, 2019|

Kentucky ACT scores drop in 2019

The percentage of Kentucky 2019 public high school graduates meeting college readiness benchmarks on the ACT college-entrance exam in English, mathematics, science and reading saw a two-point percentage decrease since last year, according to data released Oct. 30 by ACT.

By |2019-11-01T09:49:02-04:00November 1, 2019|

ACT test date confirmation

Because of the importance of the ACT for students and the fact that many Kentucky students will take the exam only once, we are asking superintendents to decide now whether they will keep the district’s testing date as March 12 or utilize the remaining test date for 11th-graders of April 24.

By |2019-03-11T15:57:59-04:00March 11, 2019|
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