The University of Arkansas-Hope and the Hope Public School District will host a public informational meeting on Thursday, March 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the Hope High School Auditorium for parents and guardians who have students interested in attending the Hope Collegiate Academy. The purpose of the meeting is to inform parents/guardians about the Collegiate Academy requirements, expectations, and application process. The academy is for students entering the 10th grade next school year.

The Hope Collegiate Academy is a partnership between the Hope Public School District and the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana. The goal of the academy is to provide students with a three-year curriculum that allows them the opportunity to complete a high school diploma and an associate degree simultaneously.

Students entering the 10th grade can apply for the program now through May 2, 2022. Students must be enrolled or be eligible to become enrolled as a Hope Public School student and meet the collegiate academy entrance requirements to attend. The academy is a public school free of charge and is located on the University of Arkansas-Hope campus.

To schedule an ACCUPLACER test, visit, call the UAHT Testing Center at 870-722-8247, or contact Kayla Jones, Career Coach, on the Hope High School campus at . Acceptable test scores are due by Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

To apply, visit

For questions, contact Mikki Curtis at or 870-722-8133.