Kite® Suite

Kite Suite is a suite of software used to administer tests for the Kansas Assessment Program. Kite’s two core features are Kite Client and Educator Portal.

Kite Client is a specially designed web browser that students use to take KAP tests. Educator Portal is a browser-based, administrative interface used to manage these tests.

Tests delivered through Kite come with a variety of features designed to ensure a smooth testing experience for all students. These include:

  • Easy-to-use navigation
  • Built-in tools and accommodations
  • Technology-enhanced and technology-enabled item types, which provide more realistic ways of assessing student skills

Getting Started

Kite Client

Kite Client is a software program that must be installed on the computer or tablet used for testing. The minimum screen resolution required to run KITE is 1024x768.

Download for Windows Installation instructions
Windows 7, 8.1, and 10 supported
Download 5.0 for Mac Installation instructions
for OS X 10.10–10.11 and macOS 10.12
Download 5.1 for Mac Installation instructions
for macOS 10.13
Download for Chromebook Installation instructions
all Chromebooks supported
Download for iPad Installation instructions
iOS 9.3.2–11.2.6 supported

Educator Portal

Teachers and other education officials may access Educator Portal through a web browser on any internet-connected device.

If you need an account for Educator Portal, contact your local test coordinator or state education agency.

The following browsers are supported:

  • Firefox 38.7.1+
  • Chrome 35+
  • Safari 9.0.3+
  • Internet Explorer 11