DRIVEN is a two-part, innovative model of learning within the Pulaski County Special School District.

DRIVEN: School of Opportunity

The DRIVEN School of Opportunity is a rigorous, Arkansas Department of Education-approved program of study within Mills University Studies High School, Maumelle High School, and Joe T. Robinson High School. DRIVEN provides a unique opportunity to engage in online and in-person learning to prepare you for college or the workforce.

  • Spend time with teacher mentors
  • Independently work at school and home
  • Earn concurrent credit toward college degree
  • Take on internships and projects

driven virtual academy

Driven Virtual Academy (DVA) will serve students in homeschool or who are homebound due to health or social-emotional issues. DVA will also serve students whose families must travel often or are involved in extracurricular activities and desire a more flexible option through online or accelerated learning. Blended learning and extended, in-person tutoring opportunities will add other resources to support students and families. DVA students may participate in PCSSD extracurricular activities upon meeting academic requirements.

  • Providing an at-home learning option
  • Providing a personalized curriculum while meeting core curriculum requirements
  • Discussion Based Assessments: Verbal assessment of priority standards between teacher and student to ensure mastery.
  • In person and online instructional support
  • Teacher mentors to help develop student growth plan
  • Counselor to assist with Student Success Plans developed for grades 8-12 with Academic & Interest assessments
  • Providing extended resources as needed (Ex. G/T, ESL, SPED, OT, PT, Dyslexia)