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Forest Park's faculty maintains it's own Symbaloo page where you can find links to many of the resources our teachers and students use throughout the year.

Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader is a program operated by Renaissance Learning, and funded by Forest Park's PTA, that aims to motivate and inspire reading in students.  Students have the opportunity to participate starting in Kindergarten, and all students 2nd through 5th take part.  Read below to learn how you can use AR to help encourage your students to enjoy reading.

Be A Volunteer!

There are countless ways to support Forest Park, no matter what your schedule might be. 

Check out our Get Involved page for a list of current volunteer opportunities.

If you think of a need you could fill that's not listed, please contact us at so we can make it happen!

Home Access Center (HAC) is a web-based tool that allows parents/guardians to monitor your child's attendance, schedule, grades, and classwork. This includes access to interim progress and report cards.

Parents seeking to use the HAC will need the login information they received in the mail from LRSD.  For assistance with your login information, you may contact Forest Park's  secretary, Mary Mendelsohn


Instructions for using the site are available here.

School Hours

School day begins:  7:50 a.m.

Final Bell:  2:35 p.m.

Care students must be picked up by 5:30 p.m.

At Forest Park Elementary School, we take pride in the appearance of our students! Research has shown that school uniforms have a positive impact on student performance and conduct. Their attitude toward academic achievement is directly enhanced.

Clothing is available from Forest Park's Pass the Plaid shop, or from the partner vendors listed here.

School Bus Info

Don't miss the bus!  CLICK HERE to learn all about school bus safety.

Call 501-447-4164 to reach Forest Park's contact (for zip code 72207) at First Student, Little Rock's school bus provider.  More numbers at First Student are:

Main Number: (501) 447-4130
Dispatch: (501) 447-4160 (Late Bus Information)
Routing: (501) 447-4161 (Bus Stop Changes & Information)
LSD: (501) 447-4162 (Accidents & Bus Safety)

You may request a bus stop at the Student Registration Office.  For more information about LRSD's school bus program, click the link below.

Carpool Etiquette

Please remember: 

Do not use mobile devices while driving in the school zone.

Look for One-Way signs circling the school.

Refer to our Traffic Flow Guidelines to plan your route to and from pick-up and drop-off areas.

Please forward to all spouses, grandparents and significant others that will be participating in our carpool. Forest Park PTA appreciates your cooperation.

After school Care at Forest Park

NEW!  CARE payments have been made easier with this online tool - click HERE.

The CARE Program

  • Provides a safe environment

  • Offers creative and recreational activities

  • Helps children feel good about themselves

  • Encourages growth in relationships and social skills

  • Provides time for homework and outdoor play

Pick up registration forms in August at

  • The CARE Office at 4800 West 26th Street

  • Student Registration Office at 5th and Sherman Streets

Payments can be made in person or by mail to the CARE Office, or online (with a fee) by visiting, and clicking on "Student Activity Payment" at the bottom of the page.

For more information, call (501) 447-1880 or visit LRSD's information page online.

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Safety and Security

Forest Park Elementary is a safe and secure environment.  Students and parents access the school from the secure front door by pressing a button that calls the office personnel who monitor the front door. Little Rock School District monitors the school building and playground areas through the use of cameras. A mobile security officer checks the building twice each day.  Students are supervised at all times in the classroom, lunch and playground by faculty and staff.  All visitors must sign in at the office.  Visitors are allowed to eat lunch with students and attend all special programs or activities.  Classroom interruptions are discouraged unless it is an emergency.

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