Fulbright Elementary

Published by jackbgarvey on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 14:17

300 Pleasant Valley Drive
Little Rock AR 72212

Telephone:501-447-4700 
Fax: 501-447-4701
 

Principal: Sherkeyer Jackson 
Enrollment: 615
PTA President: Nancy Delacerda

Grade Levels: Pre K - 5th 

  School Web Site 


Fulbright Elementary provides an exciting nurturing learning environment for Pre-K through fifth grade students. At Fulbright, you and your family will experience a higher standard of learning. Our staff is committed to the growth of our students. Students have access to the latest technology software by Compass Learning that supports the state benchmarks and standards, K-2 gifted enrichment, 3-5 gifted program, STAR Camp for third - fifth grades;  ACTAAP enrichment, classroom computers, complete special education team, art program, spelling bee, carpool kids, cheerleaders, student council, Joy Choir, student ambassadors, after school care provide on site, media center that supports Accelerated Reading, and Math In a Flash.

Fulbright is a multicultural school with a literacy focus in the early grades using Accelerated Reading and Reading Is Fundamental.  Our school features Cheerleaders, Peer Helpers/Tutors, Computer Lab with Smartboard, Gifted; Expanded Resource Team; number one school with Parent Volunteer hours; and Community Partners.

The teachers, support staff, and volunteers at Fulbright have received many nominations and awards; Disney Teacher of the Year, Little Rock Teacher of the Year, VIPS Educator of the Year, VIPS Administrator of the Year, VIPS Support Staff Member of the Year, 2008 & 2001 Best of the Best Elementary Runner Up, 50+ Award (averaging over 50 volunteer hours per student) 2003-2004, 40+ Award (averaging over 40 volunteer hours per student) 2002-2003, Arkansas PTA 500 Club 03-04, 02-03, 01-02, Arkansas PTA Golden Apple 2004, Arkansas PTA Golden Oak Award (a member for every child) 03-04, 02-03. Sixty percent of the staff has Master's degrees with an average of 18 years teaching experience.


History: Named for the former Senator J. William Fulbright, Fulbright Elementary was built in 1978 for grades K through 4 in west Little Rock. In the fall of 2003, Fulbright celebrated its 25th birthday and is committed to 25 more years of excellence in education.


Partners in Education:

  • Corky's Restaurant
  • Arvest Bank
  • Centennial Bank-Highway 10
  • Metropolitan National Bank - Plaza Branch