The mission of the Arkansas Research Center (ARC) is to provide educators, parents, policy makers, and researchers with relevant data to improve educational outcomes for students in Arkansas.


average salary of Arkansans 5 years after earning Certificate of Proficiency


of recent college graduates work in health services


of Arkansas 2010 high school graduates enrolled in college


of recent college graduates in the retail/trade industry

Using Data Driven Decision Management (DDDM), visual analytics, and cross agency longitudinal data sharing, we envision a state in which its resources are used efficiently and effectively to ensure educational and economic opportunity for all its people.

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