About Us


Arkansas Correctional School
"An Effective Partnership Between Corrections and Education"

The Arkansas Department of Correction and Department of Community Correction Provide:

  • Governance - The Board of Corrections is also the Correctional School Board
  • Classrooms and office space
  • School security
  • Counseling for students
  • Healthcare for students
  • School building maintenance and utilities
  • Custodial services, tutors, and other support personnel The Arkansas Department of Education Provides
  • Monitoring and supervision of the instructional program
  • Fiscal accountability
  • Technical and programmatic assistance
  • Inservice training
  • Primary funding
    • Teachers’ salaries and matching
    • Curriculum materials and supplies
  • Accounting services through Ark. Public Schools Computer Network
  • Membership in Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative