Under ACT's data partnership agreement with the Arkansas State Department of Education (ADE), the agency provides data on the Arkansas Augmented Benchmark Exams (ABE). This information is used to identify and recognize higher performing schools in the state annually, based on the most recent three years' performance on value-added growth and on the percentage of students reaching advanced academic standards.

2013 Arkansas Higher Performing Schools

In addition, test scores in Grade 7 are linked to EXPLORE scores and this link is used to identify College and Career Readiness Targets in Grades 3–7. This information is used to produce College and Career Readiness Charts for Arkansas public schools.

2013 College and Career Readiness in Arkansas Schools


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