ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : FIN-10-028

Date Created : 10/01/2009


Co-op Directors
High School Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Yes
Section:   Fiscal and Administrative Services - William J. Goff, Assistant Commissioner
Official Seals for Diplomas & Transcripts

Regulatory Authority:
Ark .Code Ann. § 6-15-1101

Contact Person:
Danita Hyrkas

Phone Number:


Ark. Code Ann. § 6-15-1101 requires that “Beginning with the 1994-1995 school year, a school district shall attach a seal, stamp, or other symbol to transcripts and diplomas awarded to high school students who have completed the core curriculum with a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 point scale.”

The State Board of Education has approved the State Board of Education Seal as the seal to be affixed to the diplomas and transcripts. School districts may obtain seals from:

Attn: Paul Brant
Consolidated Printing
PO Box 626
Van Buren AR 72957
Telephone: 800-542-1013
Fax: 479-922-2172

A minimum of 100 seals must be ordered at a cost of approximately $10.75 per 100 seals. The orders are to be filled and delivered within fifteen (15) working days after the receipt of the school district’s purchase order. Two seals per qualifying student should be purchased, one seal for the transcript and one for the diploma.


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