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English Language Proficiency Assessment Placement (Screener)

An English language proficiency assessment placement (KELPA-P) determines that the sutdent is limited in any domain of English proficiency (listening, speaking, reading, writing, or a composite of the four domains), then the student must receive English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) services. Students who score proficient/fluent on the KELPA-P do not qualify for ESOL services.

Supporting Documents and Links

 TitleDescription
The Kansas Assessment Program (KAP)Link to the official website
KSDE-Approved English Language Proficiency ScreenersRevised 8/29/18. If use of languages other than English is indicated on the Home Language survey, then the student must be assessed for English proficiency using one of the four screeners approved by KSDE.
KELPA-P (Screener) Instructions  
KELPA- P Downloading InstructionsInstructions on downloading KELPA-P Files and Burning to CD
KELPA-P Training Videos and MaterialsKELPA training videos to be used for administering the screener, KELPA-P.
KELPA- P Scoring GuidelinesGuidelines and Directions for the Scoring the KELPA-P
KELPA-P KindergartenKELPA -P Assessment Data for Kindergarten
KELPA- P First GradeKELPA- P Assessment Data for First Grade
KELPA- P Second GradeKELPA-P Assessment Data for Second Grade
KELPA- P Third GradeKELPA- P Assessment Data for Third Grade
KELPA-P Fourth & Fifth GradeKELPA-P Assessment Data for Fourth & Fifth Grade
KELPA-P Grades 6 - 8KELPA-P Assessment Data for Grades Six through Eight
KELPA -P Grades 9- 12KELPA-P Assessment Data for Grades Nine through Twelve

English Learners
Program Consultant

Nicole Primm
(785) 296-5060
nprimm@ksde.org

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Nicole Primm
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Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303
bneuenswander@ksde.org

Director
Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142
sesmith@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Stacy Smith
(785) 296-0979
slsmith@ksde.org

Assistant Director
Graduation

Assistant Director
Assessment
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325
bfultz@ksde.org

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