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: 173
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 ** Pre-order your uniforms now!  Order forms available at CPA and Main Campuses between 8 am - 3 pm, Monday-Friday. ** If you are in need of a base pass, please contact the CPA campus (501.985.1228) or the Main campus (501.985.1200) for more information.  



  • July 10 - Cheer Mandatory Meeting @ 5:30pm (CPA)
  • July 11-13 Cheer Practice 8:30am - 11:30am (CPA)
  • July 14 - Cheer Tryouts @ 1:00pm (CPA)
  • July 19 - Board Meeting - 12:30 @ Main campus library
  • August 10 - First Day of 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

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


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

Adriane Smith

Mrs. Smith started her teaching career as a 3rd grade teacher in Georgia where she worked for five years. Most recently, she served as a 5th grade teacher and an instructional coach in Alabama where she provided support to 1st and 2nd year teachers. In addition to her responsibilities, Mrs. Smith served as the Alabama Math, Science & Technology Initiative Teacher Trainer to support Alabama teachers in the Alabama State DOE initiative to increase student knowledge and interest in math and science. Mrs. Smith earned her BA in Elementary Education from the University of Montevallo and Master’s of Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix.


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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