For Little Rock residents with children, the education options in Chenal are hard to beat. Private schools dot the landscape and offer instruction for preschool through 12th-grade students. Tuition and class sizes vary, but provide something for everyone. The public school scene in Chenal is equally impressive and includes a number of quality elementary, middle and high schools.


The Anthony School
7700 Ohio St. | 225-6629
Grades offered: PreK3-8th grade
Admissions contact: Ann Vanhook
Annual tuition range: Pre-K: $5,000-$7,999; Lower/Elementary-Middle: $8,000-$10,000
Average class size: 18-22

The Anthony School’s mission is to educate children in a challenging, loving environment that empowers them to become efficient, independent, excited learners. We are a private, PreK3 through 8th grade, independent school. The Anthony School consistently produces students with a strong foundation of academic and social skills, high ethical standards and a positive attitude toward school.

The Baptist Preparatory School
Admissions contact: Jennifer Ragsdill

Lower School
62 Pleasant Valley Drive | 227-7077
Grades offered: K3-6
Annual tuition range: $2,740-$7,696
Average class size: 18

Upper School
8400 Ranch Blvd. | 868-5121
Grades offered: 7-12
Annual tuition range: $8,384-$9,054
Average class size: 18

The Baptist Preparatory School is committed to glorifying God by assisting families in the Christ-centered, biblically-directed education of their children. In line with our mission, we work faithfully to enable each of our students to graduate from Baptist Prep prepared to engage the world academically, socially and spiritually.

Chenal Valley Montessori School
14929 Cantrell Road | 868-6030
Grades offered: 3 months old-14 years
Admissions contact: Dorothy B. Moffett M.A.
Annual tuition range: Pre-K: $3,390-$7,872; Lower/Elementary-Middle: $5,240-$7,999
Average class size: 13

Chenal Valley Montessori’s mission is to educate children regardless of learning ability. Because Chenal Valley believes that a well-rounded education includes learning the content areas through all the senses, it offers keyboarding, art, dance and symphony instruction to provide entertainment and mind development.

Little Rock Christian Academy
19010 Highway 10 | 868-9822
Grades offered: K3-12
Admissions contact: Heidi Bandt
Annual tuition range: Pre-K: $5,000; Lower/Elementary: $8,000; Middle: $8,800; Upper/High School: $9,200
Average class size: 18

LRCA is a college preparatory school that provides a learning community that is professional, loving and increasingly diverse. This environment is guarded and guided by a professional cadre of qualified educators who challenge individual students to reach their God-given potential. LRCA is a leader in integrating a vibrant biblical worldview into all areas of learning and provides ample opportunity to grow in academics, arts, athletics and active service to the community.

Little Rock Montessori School
3704 N. Rodney Parham Road | 225-2428
Grades offered: 22 months old-Kindergarten
Admissions contact: Linn L. Siems
Annual tuition range: $3,000-$4,999
Average class size: 20

Little Rock Montessori School South
12015 Hinson Road | 225-2428
Grades offered: 3 years old-5th grade
Admissions contact: Linn L. Siems
Annual tuition range: $3,000-$4,999
Average class size: 20

The curriculum of Little Rock Montessori is characterized by individual instruction corresponding to the developmental level of each child, emphasizing self-discovery, learning to learn and the love of learning.

Pulaski Academy
12701 Hinson Road | 604-1910
Grades offered: 2.5 years old-12th grade
Admissions contact: Gregg Ledbetter or Matt Pulley
Annual tuition range: Pre-K: $9,140; Lower/Elementary: $12,035; Middle: $12,410; Upper/High School: $12,905
Average class size: 18

Pulaski Academy is Arkansas’ only independent, college preparatory, co-educational day school for 2.5-year-olds to 12th grade. PA provides an environment that cultivates a passion for lifelong learning, fosters critical thinking skills, emphasizes high character standards consistent with the school’s core values — responsibility, integrity, respect and excellence — and embraces racial, ethnic and socioeconomic diversity.


Baker Interdistrict Elementary
15001 Kanis Road | 228-3250

Chenal Elementary
21201 Denny Road | 821-7450

Don R. Roberts Elementary School
16601 LaMarche Drive | 447-8300

Fulbright Elementary
300 Pleasant Valley Drive | 447-4702

Joe T. Robinson Elementary
21600 Highway 10 | 868-2420

Joe T. Robinson High School
21501 Highway 10 | 868-2400

Joe T. Robinson Middle School
21001 Highway 10 | 868-2410

Lawson Elementary
19901 Lawson Road | 821-7000

Quest Middle School
1815 Rahling Road | 821-0382

Terry Elementary
10800 Mara Lynn Drive | 447-6500