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Jacksonville Lighthouse Academy

  • Jacksonville Lighthouse Academy
  • 251 N. First Street
  • Jacksonvile, AR 72076
  • (501) 985-1200
  • 2009

Program Description

Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School is a tuition-free, open-enrollment, public charter school located in Jacksonville, Arkansas, near the Little Rock Air Force Base. We serve students from kindergarten through the twelfth grade.

At JLCS, we are invested in our scholars and empower them by providing them with the tools they need to become successful thinkers, leaders, creators, and responsible citizens who respect themselves and others. Our school is a beacon of LIGHT in our community, and we wish to instill our scholars with the desire to share their LIGHT through their actions, regardless of their situation. With careful intention, we have created an inviting and inspiring environment designed to ignite a passion for learning.

Graduation Stats

  • Our first cohort of graduates had a 100% graduation rate and earned $1.7 million in scholarships.
  • The class of 2018 posted a 98% graduation rate and earned $7 million in scholarships.
  • 85% of these graduates matriculated to colleges and universities.
  • Services Provided

    • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
    • Arts and cultural
    • College admissions guidance and counseling
    • College transition and retention support
    • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 85%