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Performance Excellence

The Kingsport City Schools Director of Performance Excellence oversees the following programs:
  • Tennessee Comprehensive System-Wide Planning Process
  • Tennessee School Improvement Planning Process
  • System Testing Coordination
  • Assessment
  • Data Analysis
  • Research Approval

2016-2017 Assessment calendar

Kingsport City Schools has separated their 2016-17 Assessment Calendars into three levels this year: elementary, middle, and high school.


Each calendar outlines the test, testing window, grade levels, purpose and use, and the manner in which parents are informed of results.

2016-17 Testing Time Chart - The state has provided a detailed list to the testing times for this year’s TCAP Testing.

2016-17 State Assessment Calendar - The state has released the testing windows for this year’s TCAP Testing.

Tennessee Department of Education Assessment Page


Tennessee Blueprints by grade and subject

tnready assessment

TNReady is the state’s new and improved TCAP test for English/ Language Arts and Mathematics in grades 3-11. The new assessments are designed to assess true student understanding of the current state standards. Additional information can be accessed at the following Tennessee Department of Education website:

In addition, we have included some helpful resources that may assist in understanding the new assessments. The resources are listed with a brief summary of their contents.

  1. Parent Guide to Being TNReady- the guide is designed to provide details on the test format, testing time frames, results, and student supports.
  2. Parent Guide to TNReady Supports for Students with Disabilities- the guide provides an overview of accommodations and how to select the best accommodations for testing.
  3. Why Test- a one page overview of why testing is important and the purpose of state tests.
Please contact Michael Hubbard, Director of Performance Excellence at (423) 378.2125 or with questions regarding Performance Excellence and/or assessments.