Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

Read Bio  

Parents

Family and Community Engagement

Commitment

The Arkansas Department of Education recognizes and supports families, the child’s first and most important teachers, as essential partners for student success through engaging in meaningful communication to provide an effective learning experience for each student.

Objective

The Arkansas Family and Community Engagement Coalition will foster partnerships among students, families, schools, and community assets across the state to minimize barriers (academic, personal, social, and health) through the creation of birth to grade 16 framework.


calendar icon

Event
List

stack of papers icon

Resources for
Parents/Families

Engagement Matters holding hands logo

#Engagement
MattersAR

photograph icon

Photo
Albums

My School Info building logo

School Data on
My School Info

My Child/My Student logo

My Child/
My Student

stack of books icon

Academic
Standards

RISE Arkansas book logo

Reading with
R.I.S.E. Arkansas

scales icon

Equity
Center

FYI initials

Fill You In
Friday Videos

email envelope icon

Stay Informed
Newsletters

Commissioner's Memos document logo

Commissioner's
Memos

ESSA building blocks logo

Every Student
Succeeds Act

Arkansas Department of Education seal logo

ADE Mission,
Vision, and Goals

State Board of Education initials

Task Force
Meetings


new icon

Series of quick videos to learn about ESSA and the ESSA School Index

  1. 1. Vision of Excellence
  2. 2. What is ESSA?
  3. 3. Grade Spans
  4. 4. ESSA School Index
  5. 5. Weighted Achievement
  6. 6. School Growth Score 
  7. 7. Graduation Rates
  8. 8. School Quality and Student Success
  9. 9. Cycle of Inquiry

Connect with Us

Family and Community Engagement email address: ade.engagementmatters@arkansas.gov.
Follow us on social media and share your story using the hashtag #EngagementMattersAR.

mother and daughter looking at a laptop computer screen Father reading a book to his daughter Mother practicing writing with her son

For more information, please contact:

Kim Wright, Director for Stakeholder Communication/Family and Community Engagement
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Public School Accountability
Four Capitol Mall, Mail Slot 19
Little Rock, AR 72201
Office: (501) 537-9896
Email: Kim.Wright@arkansas.gov

My Child/My Student

Learn More

Stay Informed

Learn More

ESSA

Learn More

MY SCHOOL INFO

Learn More