Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education High Reliability School Survey Window Open January 24th to February 10th

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DESE, in partnership with Marzano Research, continues to offer statewide support for the High Reliability School (HRS) survey.  The final survey window for the 2022-2023 school year will be open from January 24th – February 10th.  Levels 1, 2, and 3 will be available in both English and Spanish.  Survey data will be collected and analyzed by Hanover Research, and a report will be returned to schools by March 15th.  


A checklist containing instructions and survey links will be placed into the Arkansas Digital Locker ( on the morning of January 24th.  



For an overview of HRS and the survey process, schools may consider the following session:

January 19th -  Preparing for HRS Survey/HRS Overview with Shelley Gies Session #486864


For help with HRS report interpretation and next steps, schools may consider the following session:

March 29th  - HRS Survey: Setting Priorities Based on Results with Shelley Gies Session #486865

  • How to interpret the survey results?  
  • How to prioritize the needs based on survey results?  
  • What lagging indicators support the leading indicators?
  • How to seek HRS certification?
  • What are the next steps?



Additional information can be found at:


For questions regarding the HRS survey, please contact Jeff Killingsworth at


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