The ACT: 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 2023. 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* 

Paper: February 28, 2023

Accommodated (Paper): February 28, March 1–3 & March 6-10, 2023

Online (Standard and Accommodations): February 28, March 1–2, & March 7–9, 2023

The ACT: Option 2*

Paper: March 28, 2023

Accommodated (Paper): March 28–31 & April 3–7, 2023

Online (Standard and Accommodations): March 28-30 & April 4-6, 2023

* Districts will choose either option 1 or option 2

Note: Per school decision, mixed mode (online and paper) is allowed at each test site

For more information, please contact:

Alex PritchettAssessment 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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