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.
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
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 - 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
- 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.
- 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.