Mission Statement

“The mission of the Little Rock School District is to equip students with skills and knowledge to realize aspirations, think critically and independently, learn continuously and become productive citizens.” 

Schools by the Numbers

  • 20 pre-K sites 
  • 3 specialized academies 
  • 21 elementary schools
  • 6 middle schools 
  • 5 high schools 
  • 4 non-traditional campuses
  • 1 digital academy

New School-Based Health Clinics

Thanks to partnerships with the medical community, students and families have convenient new health care options – offering basic, preventative care, helping students stay at school and parents stay at work.

Programs

LRSD implements academy-style, small learning environments using the Ford Next Generation Learning Model. Little Rock Southwest High School launched a new medical academy in 2022 with Baptist Health. 

Bright Futures

Bright Futures connects students with caring community partners who meet students’ needs within 24 hours.

Special Services

Whether your child thrives in a gifted and talented learning environment or has special needs, LRSD provides a welcoming, nurturing educational atmosphere for all students.

Exciting Projects

Thanks to voter support, LRSD is constructing two schools – Dr. Marian G. Lacey K-8 Academy and a new traditional campus for West High School. Several renovations are underway across LRSD, including at Dunbar and Central.

Important Upcoming Dates

  • Parent Conferences: Feb. 16-17
  • Artistry in the Rock: Mar. 13-16
  • VIPS – Evening for the Stars: Event honoring volunteers Apr. 18
  • Teacher Appreciation Week: May 1-5
  • High School Graduations: May 23-25

Dr. Jermall Wright

Head of School: Dr. Jermall Wright
Current Enrollment: 21,612
Grades Served: Pre-K through 12
Mission Statement: “The mission of the Little Rock School District is to equip students with skills and knowledge to realize aspirations, think critically and independently, learn continuously and become productive citizens.” 


810 W. Markham St.
Little Rock 
501.447.2950 
lrsd.org


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