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.
For more information, please contact:
Hope Worsham, Director of Student Assessment
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Room 301-B
Little Rock, AR 72201