Indicator 7: Early Childhood Outcomes

Understanding Indicator 7: Early Childhood Outcomes

Indicator 7 measures the percent of preschool children aged 3 through 5 with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) who demonstrate improvement in:

  1. positive social-emotional skills (including social relationships);
  2. acquisition and use of knowledge and skills (including early language/communication and early literacy); and
  3. use of appropriate behaviors to meet their needs.


Early Childhood Outcomes: Improving the Quality of Data Through Training and Technical Assistance  (PPT) Session from the 2022 KSDE SET Summer Leadership Conference.

Kansas State Indicator 7 Fact Sheet -This one-page summary provides an overview of the data sources and requirements of indicator 7.

Indicator 7 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - This provides answers to frequently asked questions for Kansas Preschool Outcomes Part B/619 Programs.

2021 KSDE/TASN Summer Leadership Conference Presentation Indicator 7  This video recording (18:47 minutes) / PDF Slides provides an overview of Kansas Early Childhood Outcome reporting and data.



Outcome Web System

Child Outcome Team Ratings



For questions concerning Indictor 7 contact Amanda Petersen, KSDE Early Childhood Director.

For information regarding in person training on ECO ratings, data entry, or other early childhood special education questions, request assistance through TASN.




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