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ACT Aspire Information
ACT Aspire Information
Marches Henderson
Monday, April 04, 2022

ACT Aspire Testing beginning April 18 for grades 3-10. Please adhere to Electronic Device Policy during these times.

What is the purpose of the ACT Aspire tests?

While state tests are not the only measurement used to determine how your child is doing, it does enable educators to compare how students are progressing over time.  This helps informs teachers on how to develop plans regarding student growth and learning loss, and the impact COVID has had on student learning.

What Aspire tests will my child take? 

ACT Aspire

Grades 3-10 – all students

Reading, Writing, English, Math, Science 

The ACT Aspire is a 4.5 to 5 hour online criterion-referenced assessment. This will be the fifth year that Arkansas has given the Aspire test. Parents will receive score reports which will provide information regarding each student’s individual progress over the last two years.

What can you do to help your student do his/her best on the Aspire test?

  • Make sure your student gets a good night’s sleep.
  • A good breakfast on test day is fuel for the brain.
  • Arrive on time for the assessment.
  • Encourage your child to do his/her best.