Registration and Enrollment

  •  Frequently Asked Questions

    How do I register my child for the Little Rock School District using the new Gateway online portal?

    You may register on line at or

    1. Click on the PARENTS
    2. Under STUDENT REGISTRATION, click on Online Student Registration.
    3. Use the link (CLICK HERE) to begin a new registration. The Gateway Registration will appear.
    4. Click on START (right side of page), then select “I AM READY TO BEGIN.
    5. On this page, build the Profile Information for your student.


    How do I register a Foreign Exchange Student (AFS)?

    You may register on line at or

    The following items must be submitted along with your registration:

    • Acceptance Letter
    • Student Profile

    Who can register for the Little Rock School District?

    1. Parents may register students from P3-12th grade.

    What is the age requirement to register students in the Little Rock School District?

    1. P3- students must be three years of age on or before August 1, 2020.
    2. P4-students must be four years of age on or before August 1, 2020.
    3. Kindergarten students must be five years of age on or before August 1, 2020.

    Eligibility requirements to apply for the Early Childhood Program are located at

    You may register for one of our Pre-K programs at If you have any questions, please contact 447-7360. If further assistance is required, Monday- Friday, 8:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m.  The Early Childhood Center is located at 5240 Mabelvale Pike, Little Rock.

    Where is my attendance zone school?

    Go to, click on the PARENTS tab, then select the Address-Street Locator to identify the attendance zone school (elementary, middle or high school). The student’s attendance zone school is determined by the primary residence of the custodial parent/legal guardian based on proof of residence verification.


    The Student Registration Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  The staff is available to assist you with registration, school information and assignments. The Student Registration Office is located at 501 Sherman Street in downtown Little Rock.

    Registration for the current school year and upcoming year will continue at the Student Registration Office. All new and returning students to the district, (including K-12th graders) will be able to complete registration at the Student Registration Office, at the attendance zone school.  Early childhood students, (three and four year olds) must apply at the Geyer Springs Early Childhood Center, located at 5240 Mabelvale Pike, LR.  The contact phone number is 501-447-7360. 

    If you have questions about student registration, transfers, school assignments and options, there are a number of ways to contact us - at our offices, by telephone and online by emailing

    Little Rock School District
    Student Registration Office
    501 Sherman Street
    Little Rock, AR 72202

    Early Childhood Registration (P3/P4) will be held at Geyer Springs Early Childhood Center, which is located at 5420 Mabelvale Pike, Little Rock, AR.  To read more about the P3/P4 requirements, CLICK HERE.

    If you move in the middle of the school year, students may remain at their assigned school for the remainder of the current school year with NO TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED BY THE DISTRICT. Students will be assigned to the neighborhood (attendance zone) school for the upcoming school year.  If a student was alternately assigned, they will be AUTOMATICALLY BE ASSIGNED to the neighborhood (attendance zone) school for the upcoming school year.

    NEW! Transportation Information-LRSD provides transportation for secondary students who live more than two miles from their assigned school and elementary students who live more than one mile from their assigned schools. Click here to download more information. 


    Please note: Sibling preference* will only be granted to students who are currently attending the school of interest and the student (sibling) has maintained enrollment.

    *Sibling preference will not be granted during Open Enrollment periods for students who are terminating an organizational level, i.e., siblings who are at the 5th, 8th and 12th grade levels, with the exception of 5th grade students at Forest Heights STEM Academy.