Kindergarten Fast Facts for Arkansas

— State: Arkansas Department of Education
Updated on Dec 20, 2011

 Required Immunizations  Number of Doses
    DTP/DT/DtaP 3
Polio 3





Rubeola 2
Hepatitis B 3
Varicella 1

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Kindergarten entry cutoff date:  September 1st (Changing to August 15th for 2010-2011 and August 1st for 2011-2012 and after)

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More registration information: Webpage, pdf, contact info: 

School District Websites

Home School Information

Department of Education Contact: Dee Cox (

Pre-kindergarten?:  For at-risk children (Arkansas Better Chance Program)

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Expenditure per student:  $7659.00  (in 2005)

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Other information/articles:

Kindergarten Readiness Indicators Checklist (

Getting Ready for Kindergarten Calendar (

Getting Ready for Kindergarten Guide (

Kindergarten Newsletter (

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