Information for Arlington School Board candidates

Information for Arlington School Board candidates now available
LogoA website for community members interested in running for the Arlington School Board this year is now available. Board members typically serve a term of four years. There are three positions that are up for election this year.

Director District #2- Serves the areas of High Clover Park, Cemetery Road, and parts of old town Arlington.
Director District #3- Serves West Bryant and Silvana.
Director District #5- Serves GlenEagle and McElroy neighborhoods.

A school board candidate must be a registered voter within the school district and reside in the director district of the position for which they are filing. A map and legal descriptions of the director areas are available on the website.

The school board establishes general policy for the school system; employs school personnel upon recommendation of the superintendent; adopts and revises the annual operating budget; informs the public of the needs and progress of the educational system; administers school functions; and selects the superintendent of schools.

The filing deadline for candidates is Friday, May 21. The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 3 and the General Election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 2.

The district’s informational website is available here.