Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Augmented Benchmark and IOWA

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:

Hope Worsham, Director of Student Assessment
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Room 301-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4558

State Standards

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Licensure & Certification

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ESSA

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MY SCHOOL INFO

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