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Preschool Data Collection Timelines

KEDS Online opens for a set period for data entry three times each year. Baseline, or entry, data should be collected the first season a student enrolls in the preschool program. Students are then assessed semi-annually until they exit the preschool program. 

FALL

All Enrolled Students
Should be Assessed

Data Entry in
KEDS Online:

Opens: September 15

Closes: November 15

Recommended
Observation Period:

Begins: First Day of School

Ends: Completion of Assessment

Recommended
Assessment Window:

Begins: August 1

Ends: October 1

WINTER

Only Late Enrolling Students
Need to be Assessed

Data Entry in
KEDS Online:

Opens: December 1

Closes: January 31

Recommended
Observation Period:

Begins: First Day of Enrollment

Ends: Completion of Assessment

Recommended
Assessment Window:

Begins: November 1

Ends: January 15
(within 4-6 weeks of enrollment)

SPRING

All Enrolled Students
Should be Assessed

Data Entry in
KEDS Online:

Opens: April 1

Closes: May 31

Recommended
Observation Period:

Begins: March 1

Ends: Completion of Assessment

Recommended
Assessment Window:

Begins: March 1

Ends: May 1