Our Vision

To be the leader in innovative education
 

Our Mission

Inspiring students to explore, create, contribute and achieve
 

QUICK FACTS

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

 
Diversity: Minority enrollment for 17-18: 21.3% school-wide (30.7% in Early Childhood, 17.8% in Lower School, 21% in Middle School, and 18.8% in Upper School). International enrollment is 1.7%. 17 countries are represented in PA’s enrollment

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.


ENROLLMENT: 1398

Upper School (grades 9th-12th).......................................416
Middle School (grades 5th-8th).......................................410
Lower School (grades 1st-4th).........................................324
Early Childhood School (age 2.5-Kindergarten).................248
 
UPPER SCHOOL FACULTY: 57
STUDENT/FACULTY RATIO: 7:1            
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE: 14
 


CLASS OF 2017:

  • 100% of the Class of 2017 is attending a 4-year institution in the fall
  • 102 seniors have been accepted to 167 different colleges
  • 167 different colleges span 40 states, the District of Columbia, and 1 foreign country
  • 55 seniors are attending 8 different in-state schools 
  • 47 seniors are attending 42 colleges in 22 other states, the District of Columbia, and Germany
  • The Class of 2017 has been offered $19,152,560 in scholarships
  • Download our 2017 College Profile for more information
 

Accrediting Organizations:

Arkansas Non-public School Accrediting Association
Independent Schools Association of the Central States


Other Memberships:

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 - 93        
SAT reading - 600  
SAT math - 618
ACT composite – 27


Last Five Year Recognition:

National Merit Finalists - 16         
Commended Students - 4
National Achievement Scholars - 1
National AP Scholars - 9                    
AP Scholars with Distinction - 67           
AP Scholars with Honor - 32
AP Scholars - 70 


FINE ARTS

  • 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.


ATHLETICS

  • 35 state championships in school history.
  • Sports include: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Spirit Squad, Swim, Tennis, Trap Shooting, Wrestling.
  • For more information about our sports program. Visit our Athletics website.


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.
 
 

College Acceptances of Recent Graduates

Agnes Scott University
American University
Arkansas State University
Arkansas Tech University 
Auburn University
Barnard College
Bates College
Baylor University
Belmont University
Boston College
Boston University
Bowden College
Bradley University 
Brigham Young University
Brown University
California Polytechnic State University
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University 
Clemson University
College of Charleston
College of William and Mary
Colorado College
Columbia University
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Davidson College
Drexel University
Drury University
Duke University
Eckerd College
Elon University
Emory University
Furman University
Georgetown University
George Washington University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Hampden-Sydney College
Hampshire College
 
Harding University
Hendrix College
Howard University
Indiana University
James Madison University
Johns Hopkins University
Lake Forest College
Lehigh University
Louisiana State University
Lyon College
Loyola University/Chicago
Marist College
McGill University (Canada)
Miami University
Michigan State University
Middlebury College
Millsaps College
Missouri State University
New York University
North Carolina State University
Northwestern University
Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma State University Ouachita Baptist University
Pepperdine University
Princeton University
Purdue University 
Rhodes College
Rice University
Rollins College
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Samford University
San Diego State University
Savannah College of Art 
and Design
Southern Methodist University
Southwestern University
Spelman College
Stanford University
St. Louis University
Stony Brook University
Swarthmore College
Syracuse University
Temple University
Texas A & M University
Texas Christian University
The Citadel
Trinity College 
Tulane University
Tufts University
U.S. Air Force Academy
U.S. Coast Guard Academy 
U.S. Military Academy
U.S. Naval Academy 
University of Alabama
University of Arizona
University of Arkansas/Fayetteville
University of Arkansas/Little Rock
University of British Columbia (Canada)
University of California/Berekley
University of California/Davis
University of California/ Los Angeles
University of California/San Diego
University of California/ Santa Barbara
University of Central Arkansas
University of Chicago
University of Colorado
University of Denver
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Hawaii
University of Illinois
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
University of Memphi
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Mississippi
University of Missouri (Kansas City School of Medicine)
University of N. Carolina/Chapel Hill
University of Oklahoma
University of Oregon
University of Oxford (England)
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Rhode Island
University of Rochester
University of San Diego
University of San Francisco
University of Southern California 
University of the South (Sewanee)
University of Southern California
University of St. Andrews (Scotland)
University of Tennessee
University of Texas/Austin
University of Texas/Dallas 
University of Tulsa
University of Vermont
University of Victoria (Canada)
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin
University of Wyoming
Vanderbilt University
Villanova University
Virginia Tech University
Wake Forest University 
Washington & Lee University
Washington University
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Wheaton College
Yale University