ELA Assessment

Overview
In the 2018-19 school year, the Kansas summative assessment for English Language Arts (ELA) will consist of two sessions of all machine-scored items, each 45-60 minutes in length.

Testing Window

Complete information about the testing window can be found HERE.

Listening Items
As of summer 2016, listening items will no longer be part of the ELA summative assessment.

Questions about Accommodations?
The Accommodations Manual presents a five-step process educational teams can use in the selection, administration, and evaluation of the effective use of instructional and assessment accommodations. Click here for the most updated Accommodations Manual.

Contact Information

Sarah Perryman                                     Jackie Lakin                                       
English Language Arts Consultant         Education Program Consultant     
sperryman@ksde.org                             jlakin@ksde.org                                         
785.296.1074                                         785.296.2144                                                      

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