KITE™ Suite

NOTE: KITE Client 3.0 is now available for download. All users must install the new KITE Client in order to deliver the DLM alternate assessment during the 2016–17 school year.

The new software update covers all platforms and includes new Chrome and iPad apps.

KITE Launch Days (pdf)

KITE Client (TDE)

Status: No Issue

The KITE Client application is operating normally.


Educator Portal

​Status: No Issue

The KITE Educator Portal is operating normally.


About KITE Suite

The KITE Suite provides an online testing interface for students that includes practice items. Components include:

  • KITE Client, an application students use to take tests
  • KITE Educator Portal, an application that allows educators to manage student data, enroll students in instructionally embedded assessments, retrieve test tickets, and access professional development and training modules

KITE system features include:

  • Easy-to-use navigation through test items and test sections
  • Built-in accessibility tools for improved student access
  • The ability to include technology-enhanced and technology-enabled item types for more realistic ways of assessing student skills