School Choice

An Arkansas Public School Choice Application

Time Line

May 1

Parents must submit school choice applications to the nonresident district. The nonresident district shall notify the resident of the filing of the application.

July 1

The superintendent of the nonresident district shall notify the parent and resident district in writing as to whether the student's application has been accepted or rejected.

December 15

The Arkansas Department of Education shall report to each school district the net maximum number of school choice transfers for the next school year.