Rogers school earns panel's OK for grade configuration switch

Posted: October 20, 2017 at 1:06 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Oliver Chapracki and Mackenzie Allen, both eighth-graders, try different apps Thursday for editing video for morning announcements with help from teacher Lily Welch during a fall break camp for students at the Arkansas Arts Academy in Rogers.

Arkansas Arts Academy's seventh- and eighth-graders would move to the academy's high school campus under a plan approved Thursday by the state's Charter Authorizing Panel.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/BEN GOFF @NWABENGOFF Sam Miller, an eighth-grader, listens to instructions Thursday from teacher Jongim Ryan during a fall break ...


A breakdown of Arkansas Arts Academy’s enrollment and how many are on the waiting list by level, as of Oct. 6:

Level, Enrollment, Waiting List

Elementary School (K-5), 378, 348

Middle School (6-8), 188, 83

High School (9-12), 237, 4

Total (K-12), 803, 435

Source: Arkansas Arts Academy

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