North Little Rock School District

March 3, 2023

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Seventh Street Reconfiguration and Transformation Plan

Dr. Gregory J. Pilewski presented the Seventh Street Elementary School Reconfiguration and Transformation Plan at Thursday's Board Workshop. Consideration is being given to rename Seventh Street Elementary School to “The 6-57 Learning Institute,” paying tribute to the six black teenagers who tried to integrate North Little Rock High School in the fall of 1957.

Eighth Graders to Visit High School, COE

The Class of 2027 is about to enter high school!

Eighth graders will visit the North Little Rock High School/Center of Excellence March 13-16 with their social studies teachers. Students will learn about the different classes that will be offered, tour the campus, and ask questions.

For questions, please contact the school counselors:

Dr. Aaron Leverette:

Ms. Makenzie Martin:

Fifth Graders to Make Schedules for Next Year

All fifth graders have been provided a course selection sheet to decide which courses/electives they would like to take next year at the Sixth Grade Campus. All course selection sheets are due to their teacher on March 10, 2023.

If you have any questions about courses offered at the Sixth Grade Campus, please contact the school's counselor, Ms. Alicia Bailey, at

Youngest African American Mayor Visits Ridge Road

Fourth and fifth grade Quest students at Ridge Road Elementary School had the opportunity to meet The Honorable Jaylen Smith, the mayor of Earle, Arkansas. Mayor Smith made history last fall by becoming the youngest African American mayor in the U.S. He is 18 years old.

Mayor Smith accepted the student's invitation to come onto campus as they wrapped up a Black History Month lesson on Black political leaders.

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School Choice Enrollment Underway

We're still in the School Choice Enrollment Period!

Spread the word to your family and friends that they can apply to join us in the North Little Rock School District for the 2023-2024 school year. School choice allows families to join our district, even if they live outside of our zone.

The deadline to apply for school choice is May 1, 2023.

Read past editions of "Top 5 Things You Should Know."

Newsletters go out each week. Catch up on previous editions and become informed about what's happening in our district!

Watch past episodes of "Superintendent Spotlight."

Learn about the variety of unique programs and initiatives that are right here in our school district!