Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Resources for Parents/Students

The ACT® is a national college admissions examination recognized by universities and colleges in the US. The State of Arkansas will provide one opportunity for all Arkansas 11th grade students to test at their respective high schools during spring of 2019. Note that the ACT is offered throughout the year at different testing sites, but the State is sponsoring the spring administration dates below only.   
The ACT - Online (per school decision)
February 20-22, 2019 and February 26-28, 2019 
(online testing will not be allowed Monday or Friday)
Accommodation online window: Feb 20-22, 2019 and Feb 26-28, 2019
(online testing will not be allowed Monday or Friday)
The ACT - Paper (per school decision)
Initial Test Date: February 20, 2019
Makeup Test Date: March 12, 2019
Accommodations Testing Window: February 20 - March 6, 2019 
Makeup Accommodations Testing Window: March 12-18, 2019
Note: Per school decision, mixed mode (online and paper) is allowed at each test site
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For more information, please contact:

Alex Pritchett, Assessment Specialist
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Room 301-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-5161

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