Arkansas law requires that all public school students shall participate in a statewide program of educational assessments per Ark. Code Ann. Sections 6-15-419,6-15-433,6-15-2009. The ACT Aspire end-of-year summative assessment will be used to assess students in grades 3-10 unless they qualify for an alternate assessment. Each students will participate in English, reading, writing, math, and science tests.