Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Test Scores


Federal and state law, as well as State Board of Education regulations, mandate testing for public school students in Arkansas. All students are expected to participate in state assessments. 

The laws and regulations require the administration of criterion-referenced tests (CRTs). Starting in 2015-2016 Arkansas began administering ACT Aspire assessments in English, reading, writing, math and science to student in grades 3-10. Starting in 2018-2019 students in grades 3-10  with significant cognitive disabilities will take the Dynamic Learning Maps assessments in English Language Arts, math and science.

To view assessment scores, please click on a year to 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

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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