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Career Ready


In order for a student to be considered career ready, he or she must meet the benchmarks for both academic and technical requirements.  See the chart below for details regarding specific assessments associated with career readiness.  Depending on which career pathway a student is in, the assessments may vary. 

Career Ready: Academic Career Ready: Technical

ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Apptitude Battery
Benchmark = 50 AFQT

KOSSA - Benchmark = 70
WorkKeys: Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, Locating Information
Benchmark: 4 - Silver
Industry Certifications - These vary based on the program the student is enrolled in.
If a student has not met the CPE benchmarks on the ACT, he or she must take the ASVAB or WorkKeys and meet the appropriate Benchmarks. Once a student achieves prepartory status in a KDE approved pathways, he or she will take the KOSSA or the Industry Certificate.