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. 1398
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
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.
Upper School (grades 9th-12th).......................................421
Middle School (grades 5th-8th)........................................373
Lower School (grades 1st-4th).........................................309
Early Childhood School (age 2.5-Kindergarten)...............233
UPPER SCHOOL FACULTY: 57
STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO: 7:1 a
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 14
CLASS OF 2018:
- 100% of the Class of 2017 is attending a 4-year institution in the fall
- 98 seniors have been accepted to 127 different colleges
- 127 different colleges span 33 states, the District of Columbia, and 1 foreign country
- 47 seniors are attending 87different in-state schools
- 51 seniors are attending 40 colleges in 18 other states
- The Class of 2018 has been offered $19,406,155.00 in scholarships
- Download our 2018 College Profile for more information
Arkansas Non-public School Accrediting Association
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
National Association of Independent Schools
National Association of Secondary School Principals
The College Board
The Cum Laude Society
National Honor Society
Last Five Year Averages:
Class Size - 96
SAT reading - 603
SAT math - 619
ACT composite – 27
Last Five Year Recognition:
National Merit Finalists - 19
Commended Students - 5
National AP Scholars - 10
AP Scholars with Distinction - 77
AP Scholars with Honor - 45
AP Scholars - 84
- Drama – 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.
- Band - concert & jazz bands.
- Visual Arts – art history, as well as beginning, intermediate and advanced placement design, studio art and ceramics.
- Choral - auditioned concert choir, PA Sounds & Bella Voce, and non-auditioned choral groups, the Harmony Boys, and Harmony Girls.
- Learn more about our Fine Arts Programs by visiting our CREATE webpage.
- 49 state championships in school history.
- Sports includeBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Spirit Squad, Swim, Tennis, Trap Shooting, Wrestling.
ADDITIONAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
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.
Publications: Yearbook, Middle School Memory Book, Upper School Newspaper, Middle and Upper School Literary Journals.