Testing Center

In-Person Testing

  1. Only essential testing is allowed.
  2. Those using the testing center must make an appointment (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 870.864.7196).  Walk-in appointments are NOT allowed.
  3. All testers must complete the SouthArk Screening and Release of Liability Form – COVID19 no more than 24 hours prior to testing to be admitted to the facility.
  4. Testers are to arrive at the east doors of the conference center, nearest the bookstore.  
  5. All testers are to wear a mask upon arrival.
  6. Remote testing is available for limited tests and is highly encouraged.
  7. There will be no personal contact between the proctor and the tester.
  8. Hands of both the proctor and the tester will be sanitized prior to beginning the check-in process.
  9. The Testing Center is limited to eight (8) testers at a time to meet social distancing standards.
  10. Upon completion, the proctor will sanitize the workstation and all items used by the tester.
Tests and Forms

Tests:

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    • CLEP Test Prep
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    • CLEP Exams SouthArk Accepts for Credit
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  • Iso-Quality (Numerous Allied Health licensing and credentialing)
  • Kryterion (Medical Transcription certification)
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  • NACE (Nursing Acceleration Challenge Examination) for RN applicants
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  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Phlebotomy certification exam)
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  • PRAXIS (Teacher certification exams - computer only)
  • ProV (Electrician and workforce certifications - computer only)
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Other local, state, national, and international tests are being added periodically.

Forms:

Fall 2020 Hours
Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Fridays 8:00 a.m. to Noon
Saturdays and Sundays Closed

Testing hours are subject to change due to scheduling restrictions.

 

How can I schedule an appointment to take a test?

Click Here to schedule an appointment to take a placement test. 


Appointments for tests may also be made via phone at
870-864-7196, or by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Be sure include the following information:

  • The test name that needs to be scheduled 
  • The instructor's name and college, if not SouthArk
  • The desired testing date and time
  • A contact number.

A valid photo ID must be presented to take a test.

Testing Policy

All exams must be COMPLETE by posted closing time; in most cases, exams will not be permitted to begin later than ONE HOUR PRIOR to the posted closing time. A later start time may be permitted at the discretion of the Testing Center staff. Under no circumstances will an exam be permitted to start within 30 minutes of posted closing time. Closing times are strictly enforced.

ACT
  English
+
Reading   Course Placement
  15 or below   16 or below   English I
  16-18   17-18   Composition with Lab
  19+   19+   Composition I
    Mathematics      
    16 or below     Tech Math with Lab
Math for Health w/Lab
    17-18     Tech Math
Math Reasoning w/Lab
College Algebra w/Lab
Math for Health Professionals
    19+     Tech Math
Math Reasoning
College Algebra
Math for Health Professionals 
Introduction to Statistics
ASSET
  Writing
+
Reading   Course Placement
  34 or below   38 or below   English I
  35-44   39-41   Composition with Lab
  45+   42+   Composition I
    Intermediate Algebra      
    33 or below     Tech Math w/Lab
Math for Health Professionals w/Lab
    34-38     Tech Math
Math Reasoning w/Lab
College Algebra w/Lab
Math for Health Professionals
    39+     Tech Math
Math Reasoning
College Algebra 
Math for Health Professionals 
Introduction to Statistics
COMPASS
  Writing
+
Reading   Course Placement
  41 or below   51 or below   English I
  42-79   52-82   Composition with Lab
  80+   83+   Composition I
    Algebra      
    25 or below     Tech Math w/Lab
Math for Health w/Lab
    26-40     Tech Math
Math Reasoning w/Lab
College Algebra w/Lab
Math for Health Professionals
    41+     Tech Math
Math Reasoning 
College Algebra 
Math for Health Professionals 
Introduction to Statistics
ACCUPLACER (CLASSIC 20 -120)
  Sentence Skills
+
Reading   Course Placement
  60 or below   52 or below   English I
  61-82   53-77   Composition with Lab
  83+   78+   Composition I
    Elementary Algebra      
    49 or below     Tech Math w/Lab
Math for Health w/Lab
    50-77     Tech Math
Math Reasoning w/Lab
College Algebra w/Lab
Math for Health Professionals
    78+     Tech Math
Math Reasoning 
College Algebra 
Math for Health Professionals 
Introduction to Statistics 
ACCUPLACER (NEXT GENERATION 200-300)
  Writing + Reading     Course Placement
  234 or below     English I
  235-252     Composition with Lab
  253+     Composition I
  QAS      
  242 or below     Tech Math with Lab
Math for Health with Lab
  243-255     Tech Math
Math Reasoning with Lab
College Algebra with Lab
Math for Health Professionals
  256+     Tech Math
Math Reasoning
College Algebra
Math for Health Professionals
Intro to Statistics
Mission Statement

The Testing Center provides a high-quality, comprehensive testing environment for the campus that enables test-takers to perform at their highest level of ability; commits to maintain professional testing standards and practices; safeguards confidentiality of test-taker records; and creates an optimal testing environment in accordance with the National College Testing Association Professional Standards and Guidelines.

Our Vision

The Learning Center will strive to instill confidence in all learners by assisting them in becoming independent students who will rely upon their own strengths and abilities within an engaging and welcoming learning environment.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact the Director of the Testing and Learning Center at 870-864-7196, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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