The Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative is a testing site for the ETS Parapro Assessment. The ParaPro Assessment is a general aptitude test that is required by Arkansas for paraprofessional certification. It also offers school districts an objective assessment of your foundation of knowledge and skills. The passing score in Arkansas is 457.

For more information about the ETS Parapro Assessment please go to You will find study guides and helpful tips for taking the test.

The ETS fee for testing is $85.00 and must be paid when reservation with ETS  is made. Payment is accepted by debit or credit card in person or by phone.

Please call (870) 534-6129 ext 2932 to learn available testing dates and to make a reservation.