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:
Sheree Baird, 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) 683-0902
Fax: (501) 682-4886