HSSD Kindergarten Programs

Welcome to Trojan Kindergarten Students and Families! Please find information below about our requirements for kindergarten students, as well as school-specific information for all four of our magnet elementary schools at the Hot Springs School District (HSSD). Families can register students by completing the online Kindergarten Registration form, here. A full registration packet will be mailed to them to complete the registration process. 

- REGISTRATION & REQUIRED INFO: After completing the online Kindergarten Registration form, schools will mail parents a Registration Packet. Registration will only be complete once the school has received the following items: 1) Copy of Birth Certificate; 2) Copy of Social Security Card; 3) Shot Records; 4) Proof of residency (which may include a gas, electric, or water utility bill OR rent receipt OR lease agreement with a current date), 5) Physical Assessment, and 6) a completed Registration Packet. A printable copy of the Kindergarten Registration Packet is available, here.

- AGE REQUIREMENT: Kindergarten students must be 5 years of age on or before August 1, 2021.

Langston Elementary Leadership Academy Magnet School 

      Click here for Langston Online Registration Form


300 Silver Street

Magnet School Theme: 

As a Leadership Academy Magnet School, Langston focuses on community awareness, communication, health and wellness, environment, service, and hospitality. Langston is also a “Leader in Me” school, which means that educators use a system of core values that promote leadership skills and service-minded attitudes side-by-side with curriculum. 


Main Street Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School  

  Click here for MVPA Online Registration Form 


701 Main Street

Magnet School Theme:

Oaklawn Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School ensures a high quality education enriched by visual and performing arts opportunities and electives including an annual Jr. Broadway production, choir, show choir, band, strings, jazz, tap, ballet, hands-on art activities, and more. This magnet school is renowned in the Hot Springs area for offering drama, art, and music that move the entire community. 


Oaklawn STEM Magnet School 

  Click here for Oaklawn STEM Online Registration Form 


Open House Location: 525 Hammond Drive

Magnet School Theme:

As a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Magnet School, Gardner (soon-to-be Oaklawn STEM) provides students with an innovative, technology-rich learning environment where they experience and communicate literacy, mathematics, science, and engineering as an integral part of everyday life. Gardner is among only a select group of Arkansas elementary schools to offer EAST at the elementary level. It is also the only HSSD elementary school to offer two robotics clubs, and STEM Day events each semester for all students.

Park Magnet, an IB World School 

  Click here for Park Magnet Online Registration Form 


617 Main Street

Magnet School Theme:

Park Magnet is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, which means it offers curriculum through the IB Primary Years Programme. IB is one of the most prestigious international curriculum frameworks available, and is designed to challenge students to think for themselves and take responsibility for their learning as they explore local and global issues in real-life contexts. Park Magnet is among the only schools in Arkansas to offer the inquiry-based teaching style, and remains among Arkansas’s TOP elementary schools based on ESSA School Index Scores from the Arkansas Department of Education. Park Magnet is a National Magnet School of Distinction, and a National Blue Ribbon School. 

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