Bentonville Schools ramping up device access

Posted: November 20, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Hannah Graves, a third-grade teacher, helps Liam Fitzsimmons (from left), Matthew Bradford and Laney Dollar while studying with their Chromebook computers Wednesday in her classroom at Mary Mae Jones Elementary in Bentonville.

BENTONVILLE -- Every high school student will be assigned a laptop computer next fall, the final step in the school district's march to a 1-to-1 electronic device to student ratio.

A student studies on a Chromebook computer Wednesday in Hannah Graves’ third-grade classroom at Mary Mae Jones Elementary in Bentonville.

Device destinations

The Bentonville School District has bought 6,030 Chromebooks since July 2016. Here’s where they’ve gone:

Elementary schools: 4,200

Middle schools: 1,290

Junior high schools: 360

High schools: 180

Source: Bentonville School District

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