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: 144
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


  • 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.
  • Check out the new website for the Gifted and Talented Program.
  • Accreditation Status 2017.18- Accredited
  • Flightline had 2 scholars that were identified with Dyslexia and 2 received interventions in 2017-2018.
  • Refer a friend to Flightline Upper Academy and get a free personalized LHA sweater if they enroll.

If you are in need of a base pass, please contact Mrs. Kendall at Flightline Upper Academy @ (501)988-1085 for more information.



Orders can be placed at the front office of your scholars campus.



  • 11th - Early dismissal @ Noon
  • 11th - Parent/Teacher Conf. @ 12:30pm
  • 18th - MLK Oratoricals
  • 18th - Military Appreciation Luncheon
  • 21st - No School:  MLK Holiday
  • 4th - Jr Basketball Tournament @ HOME 4:00pm
  • 6th - Jr Basketball Tournament @ HOME 4:00pm
  • 7th - Jr Basketball Tournament @ HOME 4:00pm
  • 9th - Jr Basketball Tournament @ HOME 4:00pm
  • 18th - No School:  Presidents Day
Saturday, October 13th: Basketball Camp for Grades K-6. See school office for more details!

Documents & Links

Latest Documents

Annual Reports

Student Applications


School Supply List

Scholar Family Handbooks

Personnel Policies


AR State Required Information

Document Archive

Board of Directors

Personnel Policies


Scholar Family Handbooks

School Supply List

Student Applications


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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