Dr. Thurman's First Day of School Message

Posted on 08/13/2017

Good Sunday afternoon parents! It’s hard to believe the first day of school is only a few hours away!  

Starting Monday, we will have 93 school bus routes, transporting an estimated 6,000 kids, and covering 4,800 miles every day. Please know there will be some routes that are overcrowded and there will be other routes that have plenty of space. We adjust routes for various reasons over the summer and sometimes those changes work perfectly and sometimes they don’t. The bottom line is to give us time and we’ll take care of it.  Drivers will report student counts and we’ll start making adjustments as needed.

Transportation can also be very confusing for children on the first day of school, especially for younger kids. Many parents like to drop off their child on the first day, but they may not know how they’re getting home. Please communicate with the school if they’ll be a bus rider on Monday afternoon and do not ride the bus on Monday morning. 

A Transportation Call Center will once again be open to address any bus concerns. The center will open beginning Monday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. each day and can be accessed by calling 501-743-3531. We will not leave until we know each child has made it home.

On behalf of our school board and 1,400 staff members, we are glad that you’ve chosen Cabot schools. We are proud of the fact that we are a very financially stable district.  We have outstanding facilities and offer many opportunities for our young scholars. Based on recent Aspire scores, we are anywhere from 10 to 20 points above the state average in all grades.  

Now, we also have many challenges. I’ll go ahead and warn you now that we may make mistakes and we are not always going to be perfect.  My request is that when you are frustrated, upset or concerned, please communicate that with us. Contact the teacher if it’s a classroom concern.  Contact the building administrator if necessary or contact me if needed. 

The beginning of school is special, but can also be a hectic and stressful time and we certainly appreciate your patience. It’s going to be a great year and we wish you a fantastic first day of school!  

Dr. Tony Thurman

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Cabot Public Schools

Elementary Schools (Grades PreK-4)

Central Elementary
36 Pond Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3564
Fax: (501) 843-4503
Eastside Elementary
17 Bellamy Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3563
Fax: (501) 843-5619
Magness Creek Elementary
16150 Arkansas Hwy 5, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3565
Fax: (501) 843-7567
Mountain Springs Elementary
3620 Mountain Springs
Road, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3575
Fax: (501) 605-1300
Northside Elementary
814 West Locust Street,
Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3568
Fax: (501) 843-6032
Southside Elementary
2600 South Pine Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3567
Fax: (501) 843-6229
Stagecoach Elementary
850 South Stagecoach Road,
Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3574
Fax: (501) 605-1221
Ward Central Elementary
1570 Wilson Loop Road,
Ward, AR 72176
(501) 743-3569
Fax: (501) 843-9744
Westside Elementary
1701 South Second Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3566
Fax: (501) 843-5802

High School (Grades 10-12)

Cabot High School
401 North Lincoln Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 843-3562
Fax: (501) 843-4231

Academic Center of Excellence
(Grades 7-12)

Academic Center of Excellence
21 Funtastic Drive, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3520
Fax: (501) 843-0283

Cabot Freshman Academy

Cabot Freshman Academy
18 Spirit Drive, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3576
Fax: (501) 941-1505

ACE North
(Grades 9-12)

401 North Lincoln, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3546
Fax: (501) 941-3156

Special Programs

404 North 2nd Street, Cabot, AR 72023
(501) 743-3543
Fax: (501) 941-2613

Cabot Learning Academy

Cabot Learning Academy
813 West Locust, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3540
Fax: (501) 843-3138

Central Administrative Office

602 North Lincoln Street, Cabot, AR 72023
(501) 843-3363
Fax: (501)843-0576

Middle Schools (Grades 5-6)

Cabot Middle School North
1900 North Lincoln Street, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3571
Fax: (501) 605-0413

Cabot Middle School South
2555 Kerr Station Road, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3570
Fax: (501) 941-7432

Junior High Schools
(Grades 7-8)

Cabot Junior High North
38 Spirit Drive, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3572
Fax: (501) 605-8472

Cabot Junior High South
38 Panther Trail, Cabot, AR
(501) 743-3573
Fax: (501) 941-7746