Northwest Arkansas school districts put out call for kindergartners

Posted: February 2, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Kindergarten teacher Marla McRae (right) goes over a spelling exercise with Thrinaya Basker, 6 (left), on Thursday at Mary Mae Jones Elementary School in Bentonville. Kindergarten registration is under way in the Bentonville School District and coming up soon in other districts.

It's that time of year when school districts begin to get an idea of how many kindergartners will fill their classrooms next school year.

Principal Ashley Williams (from right) hugs Julia Riffe, 5, as she waits Thursday with her classmates to go to the cafeteria at Mary Mae Jones Element...

Kindergarten Registration Dates

Bentonville: Register early online now until 3 p.m. Feb. 9. Final registration is set for 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 27, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 28 and 7 a.m.-noon March 1. Visiting and click “Enrollment Information” under the “Parents” tab for more information.

Fayetteville: Register 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday at all elementary schools. Visit to access and print the registration forms. Forms also will be available at each elementary school.

Rogers: Register 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 27 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the child’s zoned school. Details and registration documents can be found at

Springdale: Registration begins March 12 at elementary schools during regular school hours. Visit and click “Parents” at the top of the page, then click “Student Registration” for more information.

Source: Staff Report

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