Monday, August 15, 2016, is the first day of school for grades Pre-K - 12. Students who attended school in the Russellville School District last year are pre-registered.
ELEMENTARY (Kindergarten through 4th Grade)
All students attending Russellville schools in kindergarten through fourth grade who are new to the district should register as soon as possible beginning Monday, July 25th. Elementary students should register at the school in their zone. Required documents include birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization record, and Medicaid card (if applicable). Kindergarten students must present a recent physical examination record. Office hours for all elementary schools are 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Center Valley Elementary is located at 5401 SR 124, and the telephone number is 968-4540; Crawford, 1116 North Parker Road, 968-4677; Dwight, 1300 West Second Place, 968-3967; London, 154 School Street, 293-4241; Oakland Heights, 1501 South Detroit, 968-2084; and Sequoyah, 1601 West 12th Street, 968-2134.
Elementary students who will attend the same school as last year are already pre-registered. Elementary students who have moved within the Russellville School District and will be attending a different elementary school should contact the school attended last year as well as the one to be attended this year.
Classroom assignments for elementary students in kindergarten through fourth grade will be posted on the front doors of the elementary buildings at noon on Wednesday, August 10th. Supply lists are posted here. Copies of supply lists are also available at area stores.
Each K-4 school will also be hosting a grade level Parent Night in the early days of school start-up. Important information will be shared during those meetings. Be sure to watch for details.
UPPER ELEMENTARY 5TH GRADE
The Upper Elementary 5th Grade (UE5G) is located at 1201 West Fourth Place. It occupies the east wing of the Middle Grades Complex. The telephone number is 968-2650. All students in fifth grade who are new to the Russellville School District should register as soon as possible beginning Monday, August 1st. Required documents include birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization record, and Medicaid card (if applicable). Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
All 5th grade students will receive classroom assignments and meet their teachers between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10th. If you arrive prior to 4:00 p.m., you may wait in the cafeteria. This is a “come and go” event. We will begin giving out room assignments at 4:00 p.m. and you can proceed to the classroom at that time. Students and parents/guardians are encouraged to make arrangements to receive this necessary information concerning teacher assignments. Students may choose to bring school supplies on Wednesday, August 10, so they can have them ready for the first day of school. We will have personnel from the cafeteria and transportation departments to answer any questions you may have regarding breakfast, lunch, and bus issues. We look forward to welcoming you to 5th grade!
RUSSELLVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grades 6 & 7)
The Russellville Middle School is located at 1203 West Fourth Place. It occupies the west wing of the Middle Grades Complex. The telephone number is 968-2557. All students new to the district should register as soon as possible beginning Monday, August 1st. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Students who attended school in the Russellville district last year are pre-registered and may pick up their schedules on Thursday, August 4, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Friday, August 5, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The office will be open during the noon hour. Parents should accompany their child to ensure paperwork is accurate and complete. Locker assignments will be given when students receive schedules.
The cafeteria manager will also be available on these dates as a convenience to parents and guardians who may wish to deposit money into their child’s meal account prior to the first day of school.
RUSSELLVILLE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 8 & 9)
Russellville Junior High School is located at 2000 West Parkway. The telephone number is 968-1599. All students new to the district should register starting Monday, August 1st. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Students who attended school in the district last year are pre-registered and may pick up schedules on August 4, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and August 5, from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Parents should accompany the student to ensure all paperwork is complete. Students may purchase their locks ($5.00) when they pick up their schedules.
RUSSELLVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 10, 11 & 12)
Russellville High School is located at 2203 South Knoxville. The telephone number is 968-3151. Students new to the district should register as soon as possible beginning Monday, August 1st. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Students will pick up *electronic devices (computers) for the school’s 1:1 digital learning initiative, schedules, rent lockers ($5.00), have student IDs made, and receive parking permits ($5.00) from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the following days:
12th grade Wednesday, August 3
11th grade Thursday, August 4
10th grade Friday, August 5
*Before students will be allowed to pick up their computers, they must bring a Russellville High School Student Laptop Program Acceptable Use Agreement Form and an Internet Use Agreement Form signed by the student and the parent. The User Agreement Form and Internet Use Agreement Form can be found on the here, or can be picked up in the RHS front office.
Russellville School District (RSD) is currently accepting applications for the Preschool Program for the 2016-2017 school year. To be eligible, students must be 3 or 4 years old by August 1, 2016. Openings are available at all levels, including a no cost level (eligibility per program qualifications), a sliding fee scale level, and full fee level. Classes are available on several RSD elementary school campuses and follow the school schedule. You can obtain a preschool application at the old Gardner Building on 1000 South Arkansas Ave., in Russellville, or here. For more information about the preschool application process, contact Jenny Barber, Supervisor of Federal Programs and Pre-School Education at 479-967-6025, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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