Benton Schools Personnel Spotlight

Presented to the Benton School Board- April 8, 2019

School Choice Update

School Choice means giving parents access to the best K-12 education options for their children. The Arkansas public school choice program was established to enable a student in kindergarten through grade twelve (12) to attend a school in a nonresident district. Every child deserves an effective, challenging as well as motivating education through school choice options.


The Benton School District currently has 100 applications for school choice and 39 of these applications are for kindergarten. The deadline for school choice is May 1, 2019, so we expect to have more families apply. Today's students are tomorrow's leaders and we hope we have more join our team through school choice in Benton