Jacksonville 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

  Jacksonville Lighthouse Dyslexia Report for 2016-2017: Jacksonville Lighthouse screened 167 scholars for Dyslexia and 21 received interventions. There were no scholars identified with Dyslexia.


Quick Facts

Number of Scholars: 398
Grades: K-6
Date Opened:
Principal: Adriane Smith


  • Work Hard, Get Smart ELO Program
  • JLCS SuperDads
  • Math and Literacy Nights
  • STEM-Robotics
  • Buddy Reading Program
  • International Pen Pal Program
  • Vocal and Instrumental Music
  • Gifted and Talented Program

Annual Events

  • Arts Exhibit
  • Showcase of Talent
  • Science Fair
  • Spring Carnival

Extracurricular Activities

  • Odyssey of the Mind
  • Yearbook
  • Newspaper
  • Student Council
  • Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Boys and Girls Track
  • Cheerleading/Dance Teams


  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
  • Jacksonville Boys and Girls Club
  • Chi Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Jacksonville Military Museum
  • Division of Children and Family Services/FASD Program
  • Kuttn Up


  • Attention Parents: Records Destruction, June 2019The 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.
  • Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter Schools follows the Jacksonville North Pulaski School District inclement weather policy.
  • Check out the new website for the Gifted and Talented Program.
  • Accreditation Status 2017.18- Accredited
  • Memo from Superintendent communicating details  of the major events that have impacted our educational environment beginning Wednesday, April 4th.  Click here: Safety Letter from Superintendent


October: October 8- School Dismissed due to Columbus Day Holiday October 11-1st quarter ends October 12- 2nd Quarter begins October 19- Parent Teacher conference early dismissal at noon
Saturday, October 13th: Basketball camp for grades K-6. See school office for more details!

Documents & Links

Latest Documents


Annual Reports

Student Applications


Scholar Family Handbooks

Personnel Policies

AR State Required Information


Document Archive

AR State Required Information

Board of Directors

Other Plans and Policies

Personnel Policies



Scholar Family Handbooks

School Calendars

School Supply List


School Leaders

Executive Director

Mrs. Lenisha Broadway Roberts

Contact information: Office: (813) 616.5932 Cell: (501) 258.9584
3-6 Principal

Adriane Smith

Mrs. Smith has served as the Director of Teacher Leadership for Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter Schools: Flightline Upper Academy for the past three years. Prior to joining Lighthouse, Mrs. Smith spent several years in the the classroom teaching 3rd and 5th grade scholars, as well as serving as an instructional coach to new teachers. Mrs. Smith also worked for the Alabama State Department of Education as a trainer supporting Alabama teachers in an initiative to increase student knowledge and interest in math and science. Mrs. Smith earned her Bachelors of Arts in Elementary/Middle School Education from the University of Montevallo and Masters of Arts in Education: Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix. With 15 years of experience in education, Mrs. Smith brings experience and passion for helping scholars and teachers achieve maximum success.


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

251 North 1st Street, Jacksonville, AR 72076, USA

34.8687782 -92.1079559
Tel: 501-985-1200
Fax: 501-985-1201

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