Quick Facts

Please view a selection of Quick Facts and information about all aspects of school life at Pulaski Academy


  • Founding Date: 1971
  • Location: Little Rock, Arkansas (population 198,500)
  • Size of Campus: 32 acres
  • School Colors: Navy blue and gold
  • Religious affiliation: As an independent, non-sectarian school, PA embraces all faiths, races and cultures.
  • Grades: Preschool (2.5 years) through the 12th grade
  • Enrollment: Approx. 1345

1345 students enrolled across the school

  • Upper School (grades 9th -12th) - 417
  • Middle School (grades 5th - 8th) - 374
  • Lower School (grades 1st - 4th) - 314
  • Early Childhood School (age 2.5 - Kindergarten) - 240

Minority enrollment school wide is 25%

  • ECS = 39.1% - 6.5% of total student body
  • LS = 26.2% - 5.8% of total student body
  • MS = 22.3% - 5.9% of total student body
  • US = 22.6% - 6.8% of total student body
  • International - 0.9% of total student body

Pulaski Academy is an independent, college-preparatory school that respects, embraces and celebrates diversity in its curriculum, student body, and staff. Pulaski Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, color, national or ethnic origin in the admission of students, in hiring, or in the administration of its educational program.

Exemptions and Non-Compliant Immuniztion Statitstics 

  • 107 seniors have been accepted to 125 different institutions in 31 states and 1 foreign country
  • 65 seniors are attending 6 in-state schools
  • 40 seniors are attending 30 schools in 20 states
  • 13,900+ community service hours over the last four years 
  • The Class of 2021 has been offered $15,161,546.00 in scholarship dollars. 
  • Class Size - 96   
  • SAT reading - 603
  • SAT math - 619
  • ACT composite – 27
  • National Merit Finalists - 19 
  • Commended Students - 5
  • National AP Scholars - 10    
  • AP Scholars with Distinction - 77
  • AP Scholars with Honor - 45
  • AP Scholars - 84
  • Theatre– courses offered cover dramatic literature and history, scenic design, costuming and performance, as well as repertory classes for students who are interested in performance in the fall play and the full-scale musical theatre production in spring.
  • Visual Arts – art history, as well as beginning, intermediate and advanced placement design, studio art and ceramics.
  • Choral - concert choirs spanning all grades, Harmony Boys, Harmony Girls, and PA Sounds. 
  • Instrumental - concert bands, a pep band, auditioned and introductory jazz bands, and a piano lab. 
  • 68 state championships in school history.
  • Sports include: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Spirit Squad, Swim, Tennis, Trap Shooting, Volleyball, Wrestling.
  • Junior College Trip -11-day college trip allows juniors to visit up to 20 colleges and universities across the U.S.
  • Overnight learning experiences offered (grades 5-11) - Overnight learning experiences include trips to Williamsburg, Virginia, New York, Washington, Dallas, Camp Winnamocka, Memphis and Blanchard Springs.
  • Yearbook
  • Middle and Upper School Literary Journals
  • Arkansas Non-public School Accrediting Association
  • Southern Association of Independent Schools 
  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals
  • The College Board
  • The Cum Laude Society
  • National Honor Society
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