Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

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 2020. 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: Option 1* 
Grade 11 only
February 25, 2020 (Paper)
February 25 - 27, March 3 - 5 (Online)
March 31, 2020 (Paper makeup)
 
The ACT: Option 2*
Grade 11 only
March 10, 2020 (Paper)
March 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 (Online)
March 31, 2020 (Paper makeup)
 
* Districts will choose either option 1 or option 2
 
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 Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Student Assessment
Four Capitol Mall, Room 301-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-5161
Fax: 501-682-4886

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