Mission Statement

It is the mission of J.A. Fair High School to create an environment that actively engages all students through a relevant and rigorous curriculum.

This effort will be supported through high expectations and working collectively and collaboratively with faculty, staff, parents, students and community support systems.

About the Campus

J.A. Fair College and Career Academies encompasses innovative technology.

The Environmental Science Academy supports a greenhouse, nature trail and community garden. The school is also known for its state-of-the-art informational broadcasting system.

13420 David O. Dodd Road
Little Rock

Principal: Michael L. Anthony
Established: 1981-1982
Grades Served: 9-12
Current Enrollment: 780
Student Teacher Ratio: 18-to-1
School Motto: Soar High With
the War Eagles

Important Upcoming Dates:
• ACT Aspire Testing will be conducted during the month of April.
Graduation at the Verizon Arena is scheduled for May 21 at 8:30 p.m.

The Academy of Sports Medicine allows students to train in-house for professions in the medical field.

School History

The school was named for James Augustus Fair, who spent his career as an educator and life-long board member.

Exciting Projects

Our students are currently expanding our broadcast capabilites and partnering with a local radio station to gain experience with the media.


Computer labs, iPad labs, Mac computer labs, Apple TVs and smart technology are used in every classroom with wireless connectivity.

Learning Environment & Curriculum

A technology career academy provides students with personalized and supportive learning with emersion in 21st century skills.


Sixty-five percent of J.A Fair graduates attended post secondary education opportunities through two to four year colleges and universities. Of that 65 percent, 35 percent received scholarships in an excess of $2.8 million dollars, doubling the amount compared to previous years.

Innovative Teaching Methods

Academic Interventions and Advanced Placement courses are aligned with the school’s turnaround transformational model to develop both teaching and learning.

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