Mission Statement

“To serve families, churches and the community by providing a PreK-12th grade education, characterized by excellence in the pursuit of truth from a Christ-centered worldview.”

School History

Founded in 1977, Little Rock Christian is the largest private school in Arkansas and offers an independent, college-preparatory Christian education that seeks excellence in the pursuit of truth from a Christ-centered worldview.

Campus & Facilities

  • One campus - 71 acres
  • Over 456,000 SF of building space 
  • Largest private school in Arkansas 

College & Scholarships Outcomes

In the Class of 2023, 93% of students were offered academic scholarships totaling over $18.7 million. They were accepted into 136 schools in 33 states, Washington D.C., and abroad.

Extracurricular Activities

There are over 50 clubs and organizations campuswide along with four divisions in the Fine Arts program. 

Innovative & Creative Teaching Methods

The Harkness teaching method enhances traditional classroom methods, helping students develop a collaborative approach to problem-solving and learning. Organic “Farm to Fork” teaches gardening on campus. Other programs at LRCA include J-Term and Engineering/3D Design. Students work on projects at Elementary STEM Lab and Middle School HUB, inquiring and using technology to invent. Google Classroom and Schoology are used for digital classroom needs.

Aftercare or Tutoring Services

After-school Fine Arts Academy classes are offered for K3-12th grade students along with an after-school program for students K3-8th.


Over $1.3 million in need-based tuition assistance awarded to LRCA students for the 2022-2023 school year with 18% of students with demonstrated need receiving assistance.


39 state championships. 14 different sport offerings from grades 3-12.

Environment & Curriculum

Little Rock Christian is Christ-centered and student-driven. We believe faith and intellect should have the ability to not only grow together but to THRIVE together - that's what we're all about! Devoted faculty and staff create a culture of academic rigor characterized by introducing challenges, presenting engaging lessons, encouraging understanding and fostering enjoyment. From the youngest preschooler to the graduating senior, every effort is made to help students develop and explore their God-given talents and abilities in order to thrive beyond the gates of Warriorville.

Dr. Justin Smith

Head of School: Dr. Justin Smith
Established: 1977
Grades Served: K3-12
Current Enrollment: 1,667
Student-Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Tuition Range: $3,000 - $13,000
School Motto: Christian. Independent. Collegiate.
Admissions Details: Schedule a private campus tour or connect with our Admissions Team at littlerockchristian.com.

19010 Cantrell Road
Little Rock