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Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School College Preparatory Academy

At Lighthouse College Preparatory Academies (CPA), we make an extraordinary promise: if a scholar graduates from our College Prep Academy, he/she will be admitted to a four year college or university.  We keep that promise, through rigorous standards and an arts-infused curriculum that prepares students academically, socially and culturally for success in college – and beyond.

About

Quick Facts

Number of Scholars: 275
Grades: 7-11
Date Opened:
Principal: Will Felton

Features

Annual Events

  • Arts Exhibit
  • Talent Showcase
  • 4 Annual Galas
  • Exhibitions
  • College Trips
  • Community Service Projects
  • Homecoming

Extracurricular Activities

  • Girls and Boys Basketball
  • Track
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Cheer
  • Dance
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Student Council
  • Trap Shooting
  • Mock Trial
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Environmental Club
  • Chinese Club
  • SuperPAC
  • Film Studies
  • Theater

Partnerships

  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Teach for America

Announcements

September 15, 2014 - CPA Girl's Basketball Tryouts will be held at 4:30pm at the Jacksonville Community Center.

September 18, 2014 - CPA's Parent Night.  The CPA Show Choir will perform.  Afterwards three informational sessions will rotate for parents to get all the information they need to have a successful year at CPA. Click on the link here: September 18, 2014 Parent Night for more information.

September 24, 2014 - half day for students.  Students dismiss at 12:00 on that day.

September 26, 2014 - Festiville in Jacksonville.  Our Choir, Band, and Dance/Cheer teams are performing at the event beginning at 4pm.

9-1-14 Newsletter

 

 

Calendar

September

  • September 15 - High School Girls Basketball Tryouts at Community Center
  • September 18 - Third Thursday (11am - 1pm) Brown Bag with Mr. Felton
  • September 18 - Parent Night 6pm-8pm "All a Parent Needs to Know"
  • September 20 - Cross Country Meet @ Conway
  • September 23 - Volleyball Game @ Nemo
  • September 24: Professional Development - Early Dismissal - 12pm
  • September 26 - Band/Choir/Cheer & Dance Perform at Festiville - 4pm
  • September 29 - School Picture Day
  • September 30 - Volleyball Game @ Conway Christian

October

  • October 3 Pink it Out - Jacksonville Lighthouse's tribute to Race for the Cure
  • October 13 - No School
  • October 15 - PSAT Testing
  • October 16 - Third Thursday (Brown Bag with Mr. Felton)
  • October 20 - Soccer Parent Meeting 4pm
  • October 22 - PLAN and EXPLORE Testing
  • October 23 - Parent Night
  • October 24 - Professional Development 1/2 Day - Early Dismissal 12pm
  • October 24 - Masquerade Ball 7pm-10pm
  • October 27-31 - Red Ribbon Week
  • October 31: Halloween
2014-09-11 11.06.08
CPA Scholars, like Bryan Mason, attended the AmericaCorp Discussion Panel presented at the Clinton Library in honor of the 20th year of AmeriCorps Service to our nation.

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School Leaders

Principal

Will Felton

Mr. Felton is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and Grand Canyon University. He has served in education for 15 years at many grade-levels and under various administrative titles. Mr. Felton is National Board Certified, received the STAR Educator Award from the U.S. Department of Education and the ING Unsung Hero Award. He is a graduate of the Arkansas Technology Program, National Writing Project, and the ESL Academy. Currently Mr. Felton is pursuing his doctorate in Organizational and Educational Leadership.
Assistant Principal

Amanda Crowder

Ms. Crowder is a graduate of University of Arkansas at Little Rock and has been in education for over a decade as a classroom teacher, Team Leader, Department Chair, and School Improvement Coordinator. She has been a presenter at the National Middle School Conference and is a Train the Trainer for Aha Process! She is also a presenter for the Staff Development Educators in the area of Differentiated Instruction. She is National Board Certified and is a Lead 21 Walton Scholar at Arkansas Tech University pursuing her master’s in Education Leadership. This is Ms. Crowder’s fourth year with Lighthouse Academies
Director of Teacher Leadership

Ralph Cosio

Mr. Cosio is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas and has been in education for three years as a classroom teacher, team leader, and mentor. He has served as a mentor for the UCA Master of Arts in Teaching program and was recognized as the 2013 Mentor of the Year. He recently graduated with his Master of Science in School Leadership, Management, and Administration. This is Mr. Cosio’s fourth year with Lighthouse Academies

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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!

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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 College Preparatory Academy

251 North First Street Jacksonville AR 72076 USA

34.8687782 -92.1079559
Tel: 501-985-1228
Fax: 501-985-1233

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