Soirée School Guide: Episcopal Collegiate School

Campus & Facilities

  • New track facility with multipurpose artificial turf infield
  • State of the art locker rooms
  • College counseling center
  • Learning support center
  • Writing center
  • 8 science labs
  • 4 music rooms
  • 3 design labs
  • 3 visual arts studios
  • 2 theater spaces
  • Broadcast journalism studio
  • Butterfly garden
  • 3 gymnasiums
  • New athletic complex: supporting various athletic programs
  • Football, soccer, and lacrosse fields
  • Weight room
  • 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. Over $1.3 million was provided in need-based financial aid in 2021-22.

Academic Excellence

  • Average classroom size: 16, with 8-to-1 student/teacher ratio
  • Challenging college prep program, including 19 AP courses
  • 100% of the class of 2021 were admitted to 4-year colleges; 93% received scholarships averaging over $184,000 per student.
  • The Class of 2021’s acceptance rate in the “very selective” colleges category was 25% higher than the global standard.
  • 28 average ACT score for the last 5 years
  • Morehead-Cain Scholarship: Only 2021 recipient to receive this scholarship in the state of Arkansas
  • Summer Science Scholars: exclusive partnership with UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Athletics and Fine Arts


  • 42 state Championships in only 23 years of competition
  • 16 varsity sports
  • 18 JH/middle school sports
  • 5 PSL sports (grades 3-6)


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

Other Initiatives

  • Vaccination rates: 100% of all faculty & staff; Over 85% of eligible students
  • One to one laptop program (grades 1-12)
  • 12-month and aftercare programs available

Dr. Jamie Griffin

Head of School: Dr. Jamie Griffin
Year Established: 1998
Grades Served: Pre-K3 through 12
Current Enrollment: 786 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

Jackson T. Stephens Campus
1701 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72201

Return to Soirée’s 2022 School Guide

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