KITE™ Suite


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.

KITE Suite requirements changing for 2015–16

For school year 2015–16, the Dynamic Learning Maps™ consortium will no longer support KITE Client on the Windows XP operating system. Additionally, the 32-bit version of the Local Caching Server (LCS) will no longer be supported. Districts and their technology personnel should plan accordingly to prepare for testing in the 2015–16 school year.

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 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