Capital City Lighthouse Charter School

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

AR State-Required Information

Capital City Dyslexia Report 2017-2018:

Capital City screened 110 scholars for Dyslexia and 32 received interventions. There were no scholars identified with Dyslexia.



Quick Facts

Number of Scholars: 205
Grades: K-8
Date Opened:
Principal: Sarah Shannon- Principal


  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) Education Model
  • Arts-infused approach to Instruction
  • Ceramics
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Dance
  • Choir
  • Social and Emotional Development and Engagement
  • More Time on Instruction: Longer School Day and Year
  • College Focus
  • Monthly Family Saturdays
  • Free Transportation
  • Extended Learning Program (afterschool tutoring)
  • Gifted and Talented Program

Annual Events

  • Fall Festival
  • Book Fair
  • Picture Day and Yearbook
  • Winter Pajama Day
  • Spring Cardinal Fest
  • Spirit Week
  • Storybook Character Day
  • Scholars of the Week and Hour of Power
  • Promotion Ceremonies
  • Grandparents Day
  • End of Year Field Lessons

Extracurricular Activities

  • Capital City ShowStoppers
  • Drama Club
  • Art Club
  • Journalism Club
  • Creative Writing Club
  • Boys Scouts


  • North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce
  • London Bridges Child Care, Inc.
  • Boys Scouts of America
  • The G.O.O.D. Barbers
  • Carmell's Daycare


Attention Parents: Records Destruction, June 2019

The Lighthouse Academies of Arkansas will be destroying the unclaimed Special Education records for students who exited Special Education Services in this district between 2013 and 2014 on or after August 31, 2014. Lighthouse Academies will be sending out letters of notification to parents/guardians or former students last known address. If you do not receive a letter and think that you might have records that would be available for claiming, please contact the Special Education Office.  

ENROLLING NOW all Grades K-8. Contact the school at 501-313-2901 for more information or apply online at

Accreditation Status 2017-2018- Accredited Capital City Lighthouse is a Title I School wide school campus for grades K-6 Capital City Lighthouse CPA (7-12) Academy is applying for Title I School Wide for the 18-19 School Year. Capital City Lighthouse Grade 7-12 is a targeted assistance campus. Check out the new website for the Gifted and Talented Program Inclement Weather Policy: If NLRSD closes due to bad weather, then our school will also close. In the event that weather conditions become hazardous during the school day, our school will follow the NLRSD early dismissal time or advise otherwise using the school's electronic notification system (phone call or text alert). How to Apply
  • Apply online for 2018 - 2019 school year
  • Apply in person at Capital City Lighthouse Charter School front office: 3901 Virginia Drive, NLR, AR 501-313-2901 (o)


Good evening parents! This message is for Capital City Lighthouse parents and scholars only! As a result of a significant outbreak of illness in the school, and its impact on both scholars and staff, we have decided to cancel school tomorrow, Friday, January 18, 2019 to thoroughly sanitize and clean the school. Again, this is for scholars at the Capital City Lighthouse campus only. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 22st at 7:45am


  • 11th - Early dismissal @ Noon
  • 11th - Parent/Teacher Conf. @ 12:30pm
  • 21st - No School:  MLK Holiday
  • 18th - No School:  Presidents Day
Saturday, October 13th: Basketball Camp for grades K-6. See school office for more details!

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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.

Immediate Position Opening

  • Substitute Teachers

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Capital City Lighthouse Charter School

3901 Virginia Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118, USA

34.7913437 -92.2922668
Tel: (501) 313-2901
Fax: (501)313-2105

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