Top 10 Best Little Rock Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 public high schools serving 8,377 students in Little Rock, AR.
The top ranked public high schools in Little Rock, AR are Estem Junior High Public Charter School, Estem East Village Junior High Public Charter School and Central High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Little Rock, AR public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Arkansas public high school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 40% statewide average). High schools in Little Rock have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arkansas public high schools.
Little Rock, AR public high school have a Graduation Rate of 87%, which is less than the Arkansas average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Estem High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Arkansas or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public high school average of 39% (majority Black).

Best Public High Schools in Little Rock, AR (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Estem Junior High Public Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
112 W 3rd St
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 748-9200
Grades: 7-9
| 478 students
Rank: #22.
Estem East Village Junior High Public Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Shall Ave
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 214-6710
Grades: 7-9
| 334 students
Rank: #33.
Central High School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1500 Park St
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 447-1400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,506 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Estem High School
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
112 W Third St 3rd Flr
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 374-7836
Grades: 10-12
| 496 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Founders Classical Academies Of Arkansas West Little Rock
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1815 Rahling Rd
Little Rock, AR 72212
(501) 821-8321
Grades: 6-12
| 107 students
Rank: #66.
Ark. School For The Blind H.s.
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 296-1810
Grades: 7-12
| 45 students
Rank: #77.
Joe T. Robinson High School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
21501 Hwy 10
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 868-2400
Grades: 9-12
| 710 students
Rank: #88.
Lisa West High School
Charter School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
21 Corporate Hill Dr
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 246-5853
Grades: 9-12
| 451 students
Rank: #99.
Parkview Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2501 Barrow Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-2300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,032 students
Rank: #1010.
Little Rock West High School Of Innovation
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5701 Ranch Drive
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 447-8500
Grades: 9-12
| 234 students
Rank: #1111.
Lisa Arkansas Hybrid School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
21 Corporate Hill Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 451-4200
Grades: K-12
| 115 students
Rank: #1212.
Driven Virtual Academy
Charter School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
21001 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 234-3703
Grades: K-12
| 609 students
Rank: #1313.
Premier High School Of Little Rock
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1621 Dr Martin Luther King Dr
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 400-4873
Grades: 9-12
| 125 students
Rank: #1414.
Little Rock Hall Steam Magnet High School
Magnet School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6700 H Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 447-1900
Grades: 9-12
| 259 students
Rank: #1515.
Mills University Studies High School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1205 E Dixon Rd
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 490-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 568 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Graduate Arkansas Charter High School
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6900 Scott Hamilton Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 618-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 141 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
School For The Deaf
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2500 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 324-9533
Grades: PK-12
| 106 students
Rank: #1818.
Arkansas Consolidated High School-alexander
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
700 S Main St
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 682-1711
Grades: 6-12
| 61 students
Rank: n/an/a
Metropolitan Career & Technical Center
Vocational School
7701 Scott Hamilton Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-1200
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock, Arkansas Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
7701 Scott Hamilton Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-1350
Grades: 10-12
| 176 students
800 Apperson St
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-3400
Grades: 3-12
| n/a students
800 Apperson St.
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 447-3520
Grades: 6-12
| 287 students
2400 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 324-9543
Grades: PK-8
| 78 students
2400 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 324-9514
Grades: 9-12
| 54 students
2400 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72203
(501) 324-9533
Grades: 6-8
| 37 students
6500 Hinkson Rd.
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 113 students
8300 Geyer Springs Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 565-7619
Grades: 6-8
| 114 students
8300 Geyer Springs Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 682-7550
Grades: 9-12
| 99 students
6423 Stagecoach Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 234 students
5615 Geyer Springs Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 562-9278
Grades: K-6
| 138 students
112 West Third St 1st Floor
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 374-7836
Grades: K-4
| 471 students
112 West Third St 2nd Floor
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 374-7836
Grades: 5-8
| 509 students
7701 Scott Hamilton Dr
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-1350
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
Felder Alternative Academy (Closed 2012)
Alternative School
Charter School
8300 Geyer Springs Rd
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 447-9060
Grades: 6-12
| 85 students
6900 Pecan Rd
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 447-9060
Grades: 6-8
| 40 students
1701 S Harrison St
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-4600
Grades: K-5
| 269 students
5240 Mabelvale Pike
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-4800
Grades: 2-5
| 223 students
6700 H St
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 447-1900
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
401 Barrow Rd
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 447-2800
Grades: 6-8
| 521 students
13420 David O Dodd Rd
Little Rock, AR 72210
(501) 447-1700
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
21001 Hwy. 10
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 868-2410
Grades: 6-8
| 451 students
1616 S Spring St
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 683-1855
Grades: K-4
| n/a students
1205 S Schiller St
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 683-1855
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
6711 West Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 683-1855
Grades: K-8
| 386 students
9417 Geyer Springs Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
(501) 447-2100
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2410 Battery St.
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 447-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 156 students
1815n Rahling Rf
Little Rock, AR 72223
(501) 821-0382
Grades: 6-12
| 163 students
911 W. 19 St.
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 447-6100
Grades: PK-5
| 184 students
108 W Roosevelt Rd
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 404-9549
Grades: K-7
| 169 students
700 E 17th St
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 447-6200
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
3400 Romine Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-6300
Grades: PK-5
| 223 students
3401 S. Bryant St.
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-3400
Grades: 6-8
| 460 students
3401 S Bryant St
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-3400
Grades: 6-12
| 198 students
4015 Stannus Rd
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 447-7200
Grades: K-5
| 316 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Little Rock, AR?
How many public high schools are located in Little Rock, AR?
19 public high schools are located in Little Rock, AR.
What is the racial composition of students in Little Rock, AR?
Little Rock, AR public high schools minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Arkansas public high schools average of 39% (majority Black).

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