Education Services

For school ratings, researched-based parenting information, and interactive tips, podcast, articles and videos visit K-12 Parent’s Guide to Schools. It’s a web page designed to provide parents with essential information to improve the educational opportunities for their children.

Below you will find additional access via links to additional information about Little Rock school district.

School Resources


Public Schools

eStem Public Charter School
A thriving charter school system that serves over 1,400 students and provides innovative, high-quality, student-driven educational opportunities to families in Central Arkansas.

Little Rock School District
The Little Rock School District is the largest school district in Arkansas, with 42 schools; 4 early childhood centers; 8 magnet programs and 2 specialized academies.

Pulaski County Special School District

For information or maps with Little Rock’s elementary, middle, and high school district zoning, click HERE.

Private Schools

Arkansas Charter Schools 
Arkansas Nonpublic School Accrediting Association


University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities.

Philander Smith College

Founded in 1877, Philander Smith College is a small, privately supported, historically Black, four-year liberal arts institution related to the Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church.

University of Central Arkansas

The University of Central Arkansas is a public research university in Conway, Arkansas. Founded in 1907 as the Arkansas State Normal School, the university is one of the oldest in the U.S. state of Arkansas.

Arkansas Baptist College

Arkansas Baptist College, originally named the Minister’s Institute, was founded in 1884 by the Colored Baptists of Arkansas during their annual convention at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Little Rock. The primary objective of the institute was to raise the educational level within the negro ministry.

University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech

UA-PTC is a student-centric institution that works to connect the talent, knowledge, and resources needed to promote student success and economic growth in central Arkansas and beyond.


Many public schools have after-school care, preschool programs, and other childcare activities for kids.

Employees at Arkansas Children’s Hospital may be eligible to enroll their child in the Child Enrichment Center, located at 6 Children’s Way across the street from ACH. Call (501)364-3566 or click HERE for more information.

DHS Child Care Referral Line
The Arkansas DHS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education offers.

Baby Development Classes & Activity Centers

If you are interested in finding stimulating and developmental activities for you and your baby to do together. You can find these classes through local activity centers as well as some of the local baby “learning classes”.

A sample of available classes include: music, baby sign language, and baby fitness to name a few.
For more information visit the following websites:


UAMS doesn’t endorse a particular nanny service but can provide the following information to assist in your search
Nanny Solutions


Arkansas Elder Choices

ARChoice has several home-based and community-based programs aimed at servicing adults ages 21 though 64 with a physical disability and seniors age 65 or older.

LifeQuest of Arkansas

LifeQest has Adventures in learning classes that provide intellectual and social stimulation for active adults of all ages. The Civic Services Program, geared for adults over 55, helps older adults remain independent and in their own homes.

UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging

The Institute on Aging is an excellent resource for patients and caregivers. The Institute is where the needs of an aging generation are met with the highest standard of service, research and care currently available.

Palliative Care & Hospice Services

FIGS -E-Booklet

The FIGS book offers valuable information about UAMS, Little Rock, and Arkansas for anyone new to the area.