Kindergarten readiness in Kentucky

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Definitions: Percent of all screened incoming Kindergarteners who meet readiness to learn standards based on adaptive, cognitive, motor, communication, and social-emotional skills.

Data Source: Kentucky Department of Education.

Footnotes: The Kentucky Department of Education chose the BRIGANCE Kindergarten Screen as the assessment tool utilized to make the readiness determination. BRIGANCE scores are not used to determine school eligibility. In Kentucky, all children who meet the legal age requirement are entitled to enter public school. The most recent available data were processed as of September 2018.

* Data point was suppressed by the source.

 Updated 7/10/2019