Soirée School Guide: Episcopal Collegiate School

Campus & Facilities

  • Junior Deputy partnership for baseball and softball programs 
  • Football stadium enhancements
  • New Track Facility with multipurpose artificial turf field
  • New weight room
  • College counseling center
  • Learning support centers
  • Writing center
  • 8 Science labs
  • 4 Music rooms
  • 2 Design labs
  • 3 Visual arts studios
  • 2 Theatre spaces
  • Broadcast journalism studio
  • Teaching garden
  • 3 Gymnasiums
  • Wrestling room
  • 3 Libraries
  • 2 Dining halls
  • 2 Playgrounds

Scholarship and Financial Assistance

Episcopal Collegiate has academic scholarships available for deserving students through the Stephens Scholars program. More than $1.3 million is provided every year in need-based financial aid.

Academic Excellence

  • The class of 2023 had a total of 56 students with more than $8.8 million in total merit scholarships, averaging $176,654 per student with 96% accepted to their preferred top 3 college institutions, while 10% of the class will play DI, DII or DIII athletics in college. 
  • Average classroom size: 16, with 8-to-1 student/teacher ratio
  • 28 Average ACT score 
  • Stella Boyle Smith Summer Science Scholars Program: exclusive partnership with UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Athletics and Fine Arts

80% participated in junior varsity or varsity Athletics/80% participated in fine and performing arts


  • 44 State Championships in only 24 years of competition
  • 16 Varsity Sports
  • 18 JH/Middle School Sports
  • 4 Coaches of the Year for the 2022-2023 school year
  • Gatorade Player of the Year (Girls Soccer) 
  • 5 PSL Sports (grades 3-6)


  • Choir
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Orchestra
  • Percussion
  • Visual Media/Arts
  • Theatre

Other Initiatives

  • 2024 Episcopal Collegiate will launch Entrepreneurial Leadership Program for students 
  • Participant in the Education Freedom Account Program 
  • Expanded Academic Achievement Student Support Center
  • Civic Engagement at Vine and Village LLC
  • One-to-one laptop program (grades 1-12)
  • 12-month and aftercare programs

Dr. Jamie Griffin

Head of School: Dr. Jamie Griffin
Year Established: 1998
Grades Served: Pre-K3 through 12
Current Enrollment: 812 students from 37 different ZIP codes in central Arkansas
School Motto: “Respect, Reverence, Responsibility”
Mission Statement: Episcopal Collegiate School prepares students to live principled and fulfilling lives of leadership and service through the pursuit of academic and personal excellence in a challenging and supportive environment.
Additional Events, Tours or Customized Experiences: Please reach out to Director of Admissions Mary Jane Briggs at or 501.978.4404.

1701 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72201

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