School Choice Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are available at the link below. The deadline for school choice applications is May 1, 2023. Applications are approved in the order in which they are received, so please turn in the completed form to Poyen Superintendent's office as soon as possible. If you have any questions please contact the superintendent's office at 501-332-8884.
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The DESE Rules Governing Public School Choice provides that a student whose application for a school choice transfer is rejected may request a hearing before the State Board of Education in writing, no later than ten (10) calendar days (excluding weekends and holidays) after notice of the rejection is received.
The request shall be mailed to:
Office of the Commissioner
Attn: Arkansas Public School Choice Act Appeal
Four Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
The request shall state the basis for appealing the decision of the nonresident district and include a copy of the notice of rejection. A copy of the request must also be mailed to the superintendent of the nonresident district.