Student assignments a beat-the-clock rush in Little Rock

Schools whittle on summer-glitch backlog

Posted: August 12, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --8/10/18-- Kindergarten teacher Angela Sewell distributes notebooks for students Friday as she prepares for the beginning of the school year at Seventh Street Elementary School in North Little Rock. Classes in the Little Rock, North Little Rock and Pulaski County Special school districts begin Monday.

Little Rock School District employees are working through the weekend to clear a backlog of online student registrants in order to assign several thousand students to schools and classrooms for the coming school year, which starts Monday.

School information

Back-to-school information for the four Pulaski County school districts:

LITTLE ROCK

Main number: (501) 447-1000. Website: www.lrsd.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/ mylrsd Twitter: @lrsd

OTHER NUMBERS

Student registration and school assignments: 447-2950. Before- and after-school child care program: 447-1880. Safety and security: 447-2075.

TRANSPORTATION

Main number and special education: 447-7550; First Student Inc.: 447-4165 or 447-4130.

MEAL PRICES

Breakfast: Students $2; Reduced price $0.30; Adults $2.50. Lunch: Elementary students, $2.85; Secondary students, $3; Reduced price $0.40; adults, $3.75; milk, $0.40.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK

Main number: (501) 771-8000. Website: nlrsd.org Facebook: North Little Rock School District Twitter: @nlrsd

OTHER NUMBERS

Student registration and school assignments: 771-8050.

TRANSPORTATION

Main number: 340-5151. A link to details on bus routes and stops is at the bottom of the website’s home page.

MEAL PRICES

Elementary breakfast and lunch: All meals provided at no cost; breakfast is between 7:20 a.m. and 7:50 a.m. Secondary breakfast: $1.50 for students and $3 for adults; secondary lunch, $3 for students and $3.75 for adults; milk: $0.45.

PULASKI COUNTY SPECIAL

Main number: (501) 234-2000. Website: www.pcssd.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/ pcssdschools Twitter:@pcssdschools

OTHER NUMBERS

Student registration and school assignments: 234-2021.

TRANSPORTATION

West: 821-4463; Northwest: 234-2950; South: 234-2915.

MEAL PRICES

Grade level: Breakfast for all students $2; elementary student lunch, $3; secondary student lunch, $3.25.

EXTENDED CARE

Baker, Chenal, Clinton, Crystal Hill and Joe T. Robinson elementaries offer, for a fee, an extended-care after-school program to the families that they serve. Information is available at the schools.

JACKSONVILLE/

NORTH PULASKI

Main number: (501) 241-2080 Website: jnpsd.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/ jnpsd Twitter: @JNPSD1

OTHER NUMBERS

Student registration and school assignments: 241-2080

TRANSPORTATION

Main number: 241-2163. Information about school bus transportation is available at student’s school.

MEAL PRICES

All student meals are provided at no cost.

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