Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Library Media Services Standards and Courses

2019 Arkansas Library Media Standards Quick Reference (DOCX)  (PDF)
2019 Arkansas K-12 Library Media Standards Final (DOCX)  (PDF)
Research Course Final (DOCX) (PDF)
Grades K-2 Benchmarks (DOCX) (PDF)
Grades 3-5 Benchmarks (DOCX)  (PDF)
Grades 6-8 Benchmarks (DOCX) (PDF)
Grades 9-10 Benchmarks (DOCX) (PDF)
Grades 11-12 Benchmarks (DOCX) (PDF)


For more information, please contact:

Cassandra Barnett, Library Media Specialist
Curriculum Support
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 303-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-6576

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

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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