Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School: Flightline Upper Academy

At Lighthouse Academies, we prepare our scholars through rigorous programs that provide them with the academic, social, and cultural foundation in order to succeed in and graduate from college. We have a unique arts-infused program and discuss college starting in Kindergarten. Our unique arts-infused curriculum, emphasis on social development and integration of diverse cultural opportunities augments learning and broadens horizons.

AR State-Required Information


Quick Facts

Number of Scholars: 149
Grades: 5-8
Date Opened:
Principal: Evan McGrew


Annual Events

  • Arts Exhibit
  • Showcase of Talent
  • Amazing Race

Extracurricular Activities

  • Basketball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Dance
  • Cheer
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Yearbook
  • Student Council


  • Jacksonville Boys and Girls Club
  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
  • Parent Boosters
  • LRAFB 1st Sgts Group
  • Jacksonville Sertoma Club
  • Arkansas Federal Credit Union


Check out the new website for the Gifted and Talented Program. ** Accreditation Status 2016.17- Accredited ** Substitute applications are available in the office at Flightline.   Please bring your birth certificate, Social security card, driver's license, transcripts and any credentials.   ** If you are in need of a base pass, please contact Mrs. Brought at Flightline Upper Academy @ (501)988-1085 for more information.   Refer a friend to Flightline Upper Academy and get a free personalized LHA sweater if they enroll.  


November/December/January Flightline Addendum updated version 2017-2018 (002)

  • November 9th - Picture Retakes
  • November 10th - NO SCHOOL Observance of Veteran's Day
  • November 13th - 8th Grade Field Trip To Crystal Bridges
  • November 14th - 4:30pm Substitute Inservice @ Flightline
  • November 17th - Interim's Issued
    • Announcement before Dismissal of Homecoming Court
  • November 20th - 23rd - NO SCHOOL/Thanksgiving Break
  • November 27th through December 1st - Homecoming Week
  • November 29th- Board of Directors Meeting @ 5:30pm
  • December 2nd - Homecoming Dance
    • 7th-8th Grade 7:00-9:00pm
    • 9th-12th Grade 9:00-11:00pm
  • December 15th - 2nd Quarter ends
  • December 15th - 2:30 pm Class Holiday Parties
  • December 18th through January 2nd - Winter Break
  • January 3rd - Scholars return to school
6th grader Jade Peregrino doing "Chemistry in a Bag". Jade is studying the indicators of chemical reactions.

Documents & Links

Latest Documents

Board of Directors

Student Applications

School Calendars

AR State Required Information

School Supply List

Personnel Policies


Scholar Family Handbooks

Annual Reports

Document Archive

AR State Required Information

Annual Reports

Board Meeting Agendas

Board Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors



Employee Contracts

Financial Reports



Other Plans and Policies

Personnel Policies

Personnel Policies and Evaluation


Scholar Family Handbooks

School Calendars

School News

School Supply List

Student Applications

Uniform Information

School Leaders

Executive Director

Mrs. Lenisha Broadway Roberts

Contact information: Office: (813) 616.5932 Cell: (501) 258.9584

Evan McGrew

Mr. McGrew was a founding teacher at Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School and has been a Teacher Leader Fellow and the Director of School Culture. He has almost a decade of experience as an educator and has also taught in Magnet Cove School District and the Fayetteville School District. He is a graduate of Henderson State University and a native of Mountain Pine, Arkansas.
Director of Teacher Leadership

Ralph Isaiah Cosio

Mr. Cosio has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and a Master of Science degree in School Leadership, Management, and Administration degree from the University of Central Arkansas. He is a certified teacher in Social Studies and has a P-12 Building Administrator license. Mr. Cosio was a teacher for four years in the Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School District and has served in administration for the last three years as a Director of Teacher Leadership and Principal for Jacksonville Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy. This is Mr. Cosios 7th year in education. In addition to his work in the school, he has served as a volunteer coach for volleyball and soccer. He believes that in order for every scholar to experience success, we must show them we care, hold them to expectations beyond their personal standards, and support scholars at every level to help them to achieve to their highest potential.


Become a Lighthouse Academy Student

Discover, achieve and prepare for success in college and beyond. We will prepare your student academically, socially and culturally to succeed in and graduate from college.  We will develop your student’s critical decision-making skills to prepare him/her for success in life.  Lighthouse Academies offers small schools, small class sizes, longer school year, and longer school day so we can provide students with a high quality education. Don’t wait – apply now to transform your child’s future!

Join Our Team

Are you fearless, driven and forward-thinking? We need people who want to teach, lead and transform the lives of our students. We need people who share our passion for creativity and innovation. We are committed to developing the capacity of our staff with 20 professional days each year, individual coaching and collaboration. Join us in transforming children’s futures.

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Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School: Flightline Upper Academy

Little Rock Air Force Base, Jacksonville, AR 72076, USA

34.9139137 -92.1437988
Tel: 501-988-1085
Fax: 501-988-1090

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