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School Choice

School Choice Applications for the 2024-2025 school year are available at the link below. The deadline for school choice applications is May 1, 2024. Applications need to be turned in to the Poyen Superintendent's office as soon as possible. If you have any questions please contact the superintendent's office at 501-332-8884.


School Choice Application 


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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.