Congratulations Class of 2020

Class of 2020

Senior information, resources, scholarships

Welcome to the Site of America’s Most Beautiful High School

It is our pleasure to share with all visitors the “magic” of Little Rock Central High School. Please feel free to contact us if you need more information than what we have provided.

Our Location:

1500 S Park St

Little Rock, AR 72202

Phone: 501-447-1400

Fax: 501-447-1401

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CLASS OF 2020 DIPLOMA PICK UP SCHEDULE - JULY 13-15

Yearbooks are here! You can pick up your diploma (at last), yearbook (absolutely awesome), senior edition of The Tiger (fabulous) and commemorative graduation program (keeper) on Monday, July 13th – Wednesday, July 15th according to your last name. If you have not already purchased a yearbook, they will be available for purchase during your assigned pickup time for $70 – cash or money order only! If you still owe money for books or other Central items, please be prepared to pay with cash/money order before we can give you your diploma.

CLICK HERE FOR PICK-UP SCHEDULE

Little Rock School District Families: Please complete your meal application for the 2020-21 school year at www.myschoolapps.com. One application per household. (Qualifying for meals at no cost isn't the only benefit received. Fee waivers for summer school, ACT/SAT testing, Boys & Girls Club membership, additional Pandemic EBT funds, and many more).

LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DISTRICT BACK TO SCHOOL SURVEY--PLEASE COMPLETE BY JULY 6

Parents should indicate their choice in instructional delivery for each child in the home by Monday, July 6, 2020. (This date has been extended) Fill out the form by clicking the following link: https://securek12.lrsd.org/MyChoiceFall2020/.   If no response is received, it will be assumed the student is attending school in person.  

Superintendent’s Update 06/25/20

Since we had to film our virtual graduation program well ahead of final grades etc., we did not know until later on that we actually had two salutatorians in the class of 2020.

 

Congratulations to Rachel Zhang who is joining Anne Li as the class of 2020 as co-salutatorians. Consequently, Rachel has prepared a graduation speech which we filmed and added to the original virtual program.

Here is the updated 2020 Virtual Graduation program that includes Rachel’s speech. 

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM SUPERINTENDENT MIKE POORE 6-3-2020

ACT UPDATE

If your student is scheduled to take the June ACT at Central, it has been cancelled. Other testing locations have not been cancelled; however, you cannot change to a different testing location for the June test. Go to act.org or call ACT customer care at 319-337-1270 to reschedule.

 

If your student is signed up the June ACT at a location other than Central, go to act.org to see if testing will occur as scheduled.

AP MAKE-UP TESTING EXAM SCHEDULE

VIRTUAL SUMMER SCHOOL GENERAL ONLINE REGISTRATION

Registration Link 

Registration Dates:

June 4th & 5th, 2020 (All Day)

Morning Session: 8:00am – 12:00 noon

Afternoon Session: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Virtual Summer School Credit Recovery Dates:

Session I:  June 8th – June 23rd, 2020

Session II: June 24th – July 10th, 2020

Holiday: Friday, July 3rd (No School)

If you have any questions regarding virtual summer school or placement, please contact the virtual summer school administrators or lead counselor. There is no fee to attend summer school this year. Contact information is below:

 

Ms. Brenda Bankston, Virtual Summer School Administrator – (501) 447-1603

Brenda.bankston@lrsd.org

 

Mr. Earnest McGee, Virtual Summer School Administrator – (501) 447- 1596

Earnest.mcgee@lrsd.org

 

Mr. Kim Williams, Lead Counselor – (501) 447-1608

Kim.williams@lrsd.org

ARKANSAS GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL ONLINE JULY 5 - AUGUST 1, 2020

Message from Dr. Robin Lasey, Director of Arkansas Governor's School:

COVID 19 has separated us by physical distance but it cannot destroy our shared love of learning and we will not let it take away the special magic in people’s lives that Arkansas Governor’s Schools provides every year.  

 

From July 5-August 1, we will host the first ever online governor’s school.  It will be AGS in its basic form and structure, with Area I, II, and III, impact speakers and movies, 410/610 lectures, virtual field trips, small group competition, and even dorm-like communities and social activities. 

Visit the website for more information

SHARE YOUR STORIES WITH US - CITY OF LITTLE ROCK

Parents, teachers, and students, the City of Little Rock wants to celebrate you. Why? Your tenacity to take on the AMI challenge helped ensure you made it through an extremely difficult second semester due to COVID-19. 

READ MORE

THE LABYRINTH NOW AVAILABLE

The Labyrinth is Central High’s art & literature magazine, showcasing writing, art, and photography of Central students. 

available here

2019-2020 Title I ESSA/ESEA – Parent Involvement Annual Evaluation Survey

Your efforts in completing the following survey are needed to support effective ways for involving, you, as parents in the work of helping your child to achieve his or her best at school.  We know that your input is essential to the future of all student growth. We appreciate your feedback.

survey link

THE TIGER NEWSPAPER AVAILABLE ON YOUR DEVICE

Keep up with Tiger News from your mobile device. Go to your app store and search for STUDENT NEWS SOURCE. Choose Little Rock Central High School and then get the free app!

THE TIGER NEWSPAPER

UPDATE: Check-in for the 2020-21 school year has been extended indefinitely.  Please continue to monitor the LRSD website for any updates. 

Official check-in for students who will be starting Central in the fall began March 9 and continues through March 20 until 5 PM. You may check in from any device by following the steps below:



Log on here.

Username is the students's ID number

Password is the student's Date of Birth, which must be entered with a two digit month forward slash, two digit date forward slash and four digit year. The DOB must be in the following format MM/DD/YYYY.

Little Rock Central High Tiger Academy - Summer 2020

Tiger Academy is a fun and exciting way to get to know your new classmates and new school before the first day. Participate in a crash course and learn what it means to be a successful Tiger at LRCH!
Click here to register today!

Tiger Academy is scheduled July 27-29, 2020

AP Prep Boot Camp

We are excited to announce that the registration link is live for our Summer 2020 AP PREP Boot Camp!  This is a FREE, Day Camp for any student that has signed up for any of the classes listed below for the 2020-2021 school year.  Students should sign up for only one class, but list a second and third choice.

  • AP Calculus

  • AP Statistics

  • AP English Language

  • AP English Literature

  • AP Biology

  • AP Chemistry

This is the 6th year that AR AIMS has offered our AP PREP Boot Camp. The dates are July 13-17, 2020, from 9:00-3:30. 

Click here to register for the Summer 2020 AP PREP Boot Camp at UA Little Rock

Click here to visit the website

IMPORTANT REZONING INFORMATION FOR 2020-2021 REGISTRATION

1. If you currently attend Central High school and you want to return for the 2020-2021 school year, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO DO ANYTHING. YOU WILL BE REMAINING/GRANDFATHERED into Central.

2. If your current address of record is NOT IN THE Central attendance zone and you want to go to CENTRAL, YOU MUST APPLY  on the LRSD website under Gifted and Talented or International Studies. 

3. If you are a current 8th grade student at Pinnacle View Middle School WHO RESIDES IN THE Pinnacle View Middle School attendance zone, and you want to attend LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO DO ANYTHING. YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE ASSIGNED.

4. If you are a Current Pinnacle View Middle School student and DO NOT LIVE IN THE Pinnacle View Middle School Zone, YOU MUST APPLY for a high school choice on the LRSD website or you will be assigned to your zoned school based on your address of record. 

5. If you are currently NOT enrolled in the LRSD and/or you were in the LRSD and WOULD LIKE TO RETURN AND DO NOT reside in Central’s attendance zone and would like to attend, YOU MUST APPLY for a seat under Gifted and Talented or International Studies through the LRSD website.

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School Information

BELL SCHEDULE

A/B Regular Bell Schedule 
7:40 - 8:35 Zero Hour 
8:35 Enter Building 
8:45 Tardy Bell
8:45 - 10:25 1st Block
10:25-10:59 1st Lunch 
11:06 - 12:36 2nd Block (Students eating 1st lunch) 
10:32 - 12:02 2nd Block (Students eating 2nd lunch)
12:02 - 12:36 2nd Lunch 
12:43-2:13 3rd Block
2:20 - 3:50 4th Block

Lunch Schedule:

1st Lunch 10:25 a.m.-10:59 a.m..

2nd Lunch 12:02 p.m.-12:36 p.m.

*Lunch is based on a student's

second block room number.

MISSION STATEMENT


The mission of Little Rock Central High School is to assist our students in developing the skills necessary to become independent, responsible, self-sufficient adults who will contribute in a global community. Central High School is committed to inspiring each student to the highest standards of intellectual and personal development. We strive to create and maintain a safe, supportive environment in which all students feel valued and respected as they become successful, life-long learners and responsible citizens in a diverse and changing world. Educators and stakeholders will work collaboratively and communicate effectively to ensure the values, behaviors, and expectations necessary to achieve this educational purpose. 

HONOR CODE

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ALMA MATER

HAIL TO THE OLD GOLD, 
HAIL TO THE BLACK.
HAIL ALMA MATER,
NAUGHT DOES SHE LACK.
WE LOVE NO OTHER,
SO LET OUR MOTTO BE
VICTORY
LITTLE ROCK CENTRAL HIGH!!

 

FIGHT SONG 

FIGHT 'EM TIGERS, 
FIGHT 'EM TIGERS,
RUN RIGHT THROUGH THAT LINE,
RUN THE BALL CLEAR DOWN THE FIELD FOR A
TOUCHDOWN SURE THIS TIME- RAH RAH RAH!
FIGHT 'EM TIGERS,
FIGHT EM’ TIGERS,
FIGHT ON FOR YOUR FAME
FIGHT TIGERS, FIGHT, FIGHT, FIGHT
TO WIN THIS GAME! HEY!
CHI CHA HA HA TIGERS, TIGERS RAH RAH RAH
CHI CHA HA HA TIGERS, TIGERS RAH RAH RAH
TIGERS TIGERS
GO TIGERS!
 

Contact Us

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Tel: (501) 447-1400

Address

1500 S Park St, Little Rock, AR 72202