KITE Client (TDE)

Status: No Issue

The KITE Client application is operating normally.


Educator Portal

​Status: No Issue

The KITE Educator Portal application is operating normally.

Known KITE Issues

Below is a list of known issues recently recorded in KITE Client and Educator Portal. These issues are currently being addressed and will be updated when we have additional information.

To see if an issue you were experiencing has been corrected, see our resolved issues page.

KITE Client Issues

09/11/15 KITE Client for Windows – Shift + Mouse Wheel Click Opens a White Screen

In KITE Client for Windows, if a student holds the Shift key and clicks the mouse wheel, a white screen is displayed.

09/11/15 KITE Client for Mac – Can Access Preferences File after a Long Idle Time

When KITE Client for Mac has been open and idle for a significant amount of time (approximately eight (8) hours), a pop-up window will display a link at the bottom of the window. If students click that link, they can access the preferences file.

09/11/15 KITE Client for Chromebook – Correct Answer Occasionally Displays

Sometimes, when using KITE Client for Chromebook, the correct answer for a question appears as a solid orange block instead of an open black square (like the other possible answers).

Educator Portal Issues

11/06/15 Manually Exiting Students Currently Unavailable

The feature to manually exit students is currently unavailable.  When it is available, it will be located under the Settings menu on the Students tab.  Until the time that this becomes available, please use the TEC file to unenroll students.

KITE Features

The KITE system provides an online testing interface for students that includes practice items and formative tools. KITE has several components, including:

  • KITE Client, an application students use to take tests, and
  • KITE Educator Portal, an application that allows educators to enroll students in formative tests, monitor tests, and view reports.

KITE features include:

  • easy-to-use navigation through test items and test sections,
  • built-in tools and accommodations for improved student access, and
  • the ability to include technology-enhanced and technology-enabled item types for more realistic ways of assessing student skills.

Accessing the KITE Educator Portal

The KITE Educator Portal is an application built for the administration of assessments including enrollment and monitoring. To access the Educator Portal, a new login needs to be created.

Access the KITE Educator Portal website.

KITE Educator Portal is accessed by using a web browser. For the best user experience, we recommend using:

  • Firefox 24.3 ESR or above

The following browsers can also be used to access KITE Educator Portal:

  • Safari 6.0.5
  • Internet Explorer 8 and above
  • Chrome 35 and above