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Choices & Learning Options






The Springdale Schools are ready and prepared for the 2020-2021 school year with a safe, innovative, culture of caring. We want our parents and students to know they have choices and that the Springdale Schools will provide the highest quality of educational experience.

Onsite Learning

Under direction of Governor Asa Hutchinson, school will begin with onsite, face to face instruction no later than August 26

‎‎The safety of children and adults is of utmost priority.

Current guidelines can be located in the above links regarding the district plan. Additional information will be released closer to school starting. Onsite instruction would shift to remote learning in the event there is a school or classroom closure due to Covid-19. Remote learning will occur online. Students will be provided with technology and supplies in the event of closure. The district is currently working on a plan to support Wifi access as well.

For more information on the safety measure we are implementing in our buildings, see the section on safety.

Blended Learning

Parents may choose a blend of on-site instruction at their zoned school and remote learning. In this learning model, students will be involved in asynchronous remote learning. Parents will communicate to the school their plan for blended learning.

-Asynchronous Online Learning - Methods of asynchronous online learning include self-guided lesson modules, streaming video content, virtual libraries, posted lecture notes, and exchanges across discussion boards or social media platforms.

Virtual Learning

Virtual learning is available through our Virtual Innovation Academy (VIA) at Don Tyson School of Innovation (DTSOI), which is open to grades Kindergarten through 12th.

Kindergarten - 5th grade
Elementary students enrolled in VIA engage in both synchronous and asynchronous online learning models. Methods of asynchronous online learning include self-guided lesson modules, streaming video content, and virtual libraries. Methods of synchronous online learning include small group instruction, one on one conferencing, and read aloud.

6th - 12th grade
Secondary students enrolled in VIA, engage in an asynchronous online learning model. Methods of asynchronous online learning include self-guided lesson modules, streaming video content, virtual libraries, posted lecture notes, and exchanges across discussion boards or social media platforms.Due to the 100% asynchronous online learning model, VIA DTSOI’s instructional model is not impacted by COVID-19.

You must enroll by July 31, 2020.