ELA Assessment Information

The English Language Arts state assessment will include machine-scorable items for both reading and writing and is aligned to the 2017 Kansas Standards for English Language Arts. For additional information concerning the KAP assessments, please access the Assessment Development Guides under ELA Resources at Resources and Training | Kansas Assessment Program (ksassessments.org)

For more information on the ELA Assessment, please reference the Family Guides for English Language Arts:

Additional Family information can be found about other tests provided by the Kansas Assessment Program (KAP) and how to interpret KAP English Language Arts scores HERE.

Contact Information

Joann McRell                                         Kyle Lord                                                                Tierney Kirtdoll        
English Language Arts Consultant        Library, Media, and Technology Consultant           Administrative Specialist
jmcrell@ksde.org                                   klord@ksde.org                                                      tkirtdoll@ksde.org
785.296.2144                                         785.296.3259                                                         785.296.3142


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