KEDS Data Portal
First Steps Early Intervention
Demographic and assessment data are required to be submitted to KEDS for all students:
3 and 4 years of age with an active IEP, regardless of setting where services are received; and/or
enrolled in state funded preschool who are at risk, meaning their household income is up to 160% of federal poverty level
Districts may opt to submit data for non-required students including:
Head Start students without an IEP
Tuition paying preschoolers
Students funded through Title I
Children receiving KSI/RTI services
Student data are imported into KEDS Online from Infinite Campus (IC) on a weekly basis. Districts are responsible for completing the following tasks each data collection season:
ensuring student records in KEDS Online are accurate,
making any necessary changes,
and marking records as verified.
It is recommended to have all student information entered in IC prior to the opening of KEDS Online as it can take up to a week for updates made in IC to appear in KEDS Online.
Assessment data from approved assessments are either entered into KEDS Online or a publisher's online system. Districts are to ensure that:
every item has a score, and
all assessment records entered in publisher's online systems include a 10-digit state issued identifier (SSID) for every student.
It is the district's responsibility to ensure KEDS has access to the district data and all programs serving state-funded preschoolers in their district follow the KEDS guidelines for data submission.