Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Archived Assessment Materials

From spring 2007 to spring 2014, Arkansas administered the Arkansas Augmented Benchmark Exams in Literacy and math to students in grades 3-10,  End-of-Course Algebra 1, Geometry, and  11th Grade Literacy exams. 
From spring 2007 to spring 2015, Arkansas administered the Arkansas Augmented Benchmark Exam in science to students in grades 5 and 7 and the Biology End-of-Course exam. 
In the spring of 2015, Arkansas administered the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) English Language Arts exams in grades 3-10,  mathematics exam in grades 3-8, End-of-Course Algebra 1, and Geometry.
Starting in spring 2016, Arkansas began administering the ACT Aspire assessments in English, reading, writing, math, and science to students in grades 3-10.

All publicly released data can be found at the ADE Data Center.

Archived student assessment materials can be accessed by visiting the assessment area links on the right.



For more information, please contact:

Rachel Horn
Public School Program Coordinator

Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Student Assessment
Four Capitol Mall, Room 301-B
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone: (501) 682-4559
Fax: (501) 682-4886

State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

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