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Spring 2018 ACT Assessment for 11th Grade Students
February 27, 2018
Make-up date is April 3, 2018

Grade 11 students will be given the opportunity to take the ACT in the spring of 2018, at no cost to the student.  Each public and charter school with grade 11 is expected to administer this assessment.  However, parents or guardians may request that their student not participate in grade 11 ACT test administration.  Click here for more information.


Osceola School District 

2016-2017 Dyslexia Information


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22 students received dyslexia intervention services.

7 students were identified as having dyslexia.

Helpful tools, tips and information

National Center for Learning Disabilities

ADE Reading Inititave for Student Excellence

Click the Students tab for more educational resources.    


School Enrollment Forms:  

North Elementary(Grades PK - K) Osceola STEM Academy Charter School(Grades 5-8)              

Carroll Smith Elementary(Grades 1-4)            

Osceola High School(Grades 9-12)



 School Choice Application

School Choice:  By May 1 - Parents must submit school choice applications to the nonresident district.  The nonresident district shall notify the resident district of the filing of the application within ten calendar days of receipt of the application.

 NOTE: Under Ark. Code Ann. § 6-18-1905, parents must submit applications by May 1, and the nonresident district shall notify the resident district of the filing of the application within ten calendar days of receipt of the application.  

By July 1 - The superintendent of the nonresident district shall notify the parent and resident district in writing as to whether the student’s application has been accepted or rejected.

NOTE:   Ark. Code Ann. § 6-18-1905 requires that determination to be made by July 1.  As noted above, the nonresident district has the responsibility of notifying the resident district of the filing of the application.  Additionally, a nonresident district that receives an application shall, upon receipt of the application, place a date and time stamp on the application that reflects the date and time the nonresident district received the application.  A nonresident district shall review and make a determination on each application in the order in which the application was received by the nonresident district.  Before approving or rejecting an application, a nonresident district shall determine whether any of the limitations under Ark. Code Ann. § 6-18-1906 apply to the application.  

Osceola High School student checkout changes
Osceola High School is tightening up the policy that is already in place concerning student checkout, in an effort to ensure student safety.  Students will not be allowed to leave with anyone who is not listed on their contact list in the computer database.  Phone calls, letters, or any other form of written or verbal consent will not be accepted, including emergency situations.  If a parent/guardian or approved contact person is not available, under no circustance will the student be allowed to leave.  Students are not allowed to sign themselves out , regardless of their age.  Any student who signs or leaves campus without permission, will be considered truant and the appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.  No exceptions will be made.  We are asking that parents update their phone numbers, addresses and approved contacts with their phone numbers.  Please feel free to use this sheet to update this information or come by the high school any time between 8-4:30, Monday through Thursday.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 870-563-2192

 OHS Approved Contacts Form 


Title 1 Parents Right to Know

The Osceola School District receives federal funds for Title I Part A programs. We will be providing you with important information about this law as it relates to your child’s education, throughout the school year. This letter, Title 1 Parents Right to Knowinforms you of your rights to request information regarding the professional qualifications of the classroom staff working with your child. 

Parent Involvement Plan

The District policy shows who is on the Parent Involvement Committee and their positions.  It also shows the goals of the Parent Coordinator & the Facilitators.

Each school Parent Involvement Policy has very valuable information:  who the Coordinator is for each campus, the committee members, communication strategies, proposed parent meetings, and how parents can volunteer.

Parent Coordinator:

Kim Reece, District Parent Coordinator

Kim Howard, North Parent Facilitator

Brandi George, Carroll Smith Elementary Parent Facilitator 870-563-2371

Katie Stokes, STEM Academy Parent Facilitator

Cyndy Henderson, High School Parent Facilitator

Osceola School District appreciates the help our parents provide to our schools. 
If you wish to be a Parent Volunteer, please contact your child's school.      

School Games Rules

Students, Grades K-5, must sit with an adult.

Students, Grades K-8, will not be allowed to enter the game without an adult.

Home Access Center(HAC)

HAC Instructions  If you are having any issues with HAC, you must come to the school to resolve the issue. No HAC information will be given over the phone.

Pre-AP/AP Handbook 2017-2018

Student Handbook 2017-2018

Student Dress Code 


Osceola School District uses SchoolMessenger to deliver information straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, alerts and more.

You can participate in this free service by sending a text message of "Y" or "YES" to our school's short code number, 67587.  Please be sure to contact your child's school, when your contact information changes.

You can opt out of these messages at any time by simply replying to one of our messages with "Stop".

Homeless Education Services





Online Safety Tips


I talked to my teen about safe driving.: Badge for Parents - I talked to my teen about safe driving.  

Arkansas Department of Education

My Child My Student Parents and Teachers Communicating


 For Immunization and other heath related information visit 

Arkansas Department of Health 

 Seminole Newspaper

Volume 2; Issue1  

 CSE Supply List







HS Incentives - How to Qualify

(1) Class Grades- A=4pts., B=3pts, C=2pts, D or below=0pts.

(2) Attendance-1 pt. for each day that you are present for the ENTIRE day w/o Tardies.

(3) Behavior-Each discipline referrel= minus 50 pts.

(4) Tutoring- 1 pt for each day present in Early Start and 1 pt for each day present in After-Scool Support.

(5) AR Points- 20 AR pts = 5 pts.

(6) Participation in Approved School Organizations- 5 pts. for each membership of active participation.

(7) Approved Community Service Hours- 25 hrs=5pts, 20 hrs=4pts., 15 hrs=3pts., 10 hrs=2pts., 5 hrs =1 pt.

No Zero Policy Letter -This letter was sent home to inform the parents of the procedure to eliminate zeros.  This policy will be implemented January 4, 2016