The Arkansas State Board of Education approved the following status report regarding the accreditation of Arkansas public schools for the 2009-2010 school year. Schools must meet minimum standards of offerings and performance to ensure that all children in the state have access to an adequate education. Schools placed in cited or probationary status must show that they have corrected deficiencies. When a school has been placed on the probationary list for two years in a row, it faces action by the State Board.
Total Districts 244 + 18 Open Enrollment Charters
Total Schools 1068
Schools Fully Accredited 778
Schools Accredited-Cited 227
Schools Accredited-Probationary 63
Status Appeals 1
Districts Accredited-Cited 11
Districts Accredited-Probationary 4
One school, Springdale’s Har-Ber High School, plans to appeal its classification.
Posted by JJT.