The Pulaski County Special School District is committed to providing an equitable and excellent education for all students through rigorous college and career readiness instruction. District administrators work year-round to assure all students achieve their maximum potential through collaborative, supportive and continuous efforts of all stakeholders, including teachers, staff and community members.


Registration is now open for Pulaski County students who are interested in joining PCSSD. The School Choice application period is open from Jan. 2 – May 1, 2023. Registration for students who are currently zoned for a PCSSD school but do not currently attend a PCSSD school, including Pre-K, opens Jan. 9, 2022. Students who currently attend a PCSSD school will be automatically re-enrolled for the 2023-2024 school year.


“We hope you will consider sending your children to PCSSD,” said Assistant Superintendent for Equity and Pupil Services, Dr. Janice Warren. “PCSSD is committed to providing all students with learning experiences that prepare them for college or career readiness.”


School Choice is an Arkansas state law that allows families to register in a school district that is outside of their residential zone. In Arkansas, families must attend school in their designated attendance zone based on where they live. School Choice allows students to transfer from one district to another district and opens our schools to families outside district lines allowing students to be a part of our school family, no matter their neighborhood.


PCSSD serves 27 schools in Little Rock, Maumelle, and Sherwood. Those 27 schools include 16 elementary schools, four middle school campuses, one junior high campus, four high school campuses and an online K-12 school.


If you have specific questions related to registration and school choice within PCSSD, please contact the Office of Equity and Pupil Services at 501-234-2021.


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