Hamilton Learning Academy

Published by jackbgarvey on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 16:31

3301 S. Bryant Street
Little Rock AR 72204

Fax: 501-447-3401

High School Principal: Willie Vinson

Enrollment: 190
PTSA President: Pam Bingham
Grade Levels: 6-12 


Located in the Broadmoor neighborhood, Southwest Learning Academy was renamed to Hamilton Learning Academy in May of 2007 to honor W.D. "Bill" Hamilton, a former LRSD board member (1983-1992) and civic leader. Hamilton was a teacher and served as executive director of two statewide councils under two Arkansas governors. Hamilton Learning Academy is a non-traditional school that provides a positive learning environment and quality instruction to students from throughout the district. This alternative education program will focus on secondary students who are not succeeding in the traditional learning environment. Students will be assigned and may request enrollment in this educational program.


All students are required to wear khaki pants (absolutely no denim)with black or brown belt and a plain white or black polo style shirt (no markings, stripes, or logos). You can purchase shirts and pants at Wal-mart, Dollar General, Academy Sports, Target, or Sears. Students may wear all white or black tennis shoes(No colored shoe laces; ONLY WHITE). All white or black socks may be worn. All clothing should be clean and free or stains or holes.

Partners in Education:

  • Arkansas Baptist College
  • Mother's Against Drunk Drivers (MADD)
  • New Futures for Youth
  • Promise House
  • Safe Places