State Required Information

The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) Rules Governing the Standards for Accreditation of Arkansas Public Schools and School Districts (2020) set the requirements for every public school in the state. The ADE has the responsibility of monitoring to ensure that all public schools comply with the Standards for Accreditation. The Standards & Systems Support Unit will work with districts and schools to ensure that the educational foundation is established and maintained through adherence to the Standards for Accreditation. The ADE will communicate monthly through the Standards for Accreditation tool (SFA).