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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

  • SHINE Academy
  • College Board PreAP Springboard Curriculum
  • Research Academy
  • March Madness

Annual Events

  • Arts Exhibit
  • Talent Showcase
  • Fall Carnival
  • Spring Fling
  • College Trips

Extracurricular Activities

  • Girls and Boys Basketball
  • Track
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Cheer
  • Dance
  • Band
  • Choir
  • Student Council
  • Trap Shooting
  • Mock Trial
  • Recycling Club
  • Math Club

Partnerships

  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
  • Boys and Girls Club

Announcements

 Uniform shirts will be available for purchase on August 6th, 7th and 8th from 9am to 2pm.

You may also purchase shirts during our Open House Friday, August 8th from 5pm-7pm.

 

Calendar

August

  • August 5-7: Home Visits
  • August 8: Open House 5pm-7pm
  • August 13: First Day of School

September

  • September 1: Labor Day - No School
  • September 24: Professional Development - Early Dismissal
JLCS Track Team
Congratulations to the 2014 JLCS Jr High Boys and Sr High Boys and Girls track team for coming home with 3 trophies last night in the Class 1A 5 North District Track Meet!

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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!

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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Contact

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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