• Believe, Achieve, Succeed!

    Stephens Elementary 3700 West 18th Street
    Little Rock AR 72204

    Fax: 501-447-6401
    Principal: Dannisha Stroud
    Vice Principal: Barbara Griggs
    Enrollment: 585
    PTA President: 
    Grade Levels: Pre-K-5 

     Where Stars are Born!


    Stephens Elementary School opened January 2000 and is located at 3700 West 18th Street, in Little Rock, Arkansas. The school was named for Ms. Charlotte Andrews Stephens, a prominent educator (teacher and principal).

    Reading, language arts, math, science and social studies serve as the main educational components, with art, music, physical education, computer literacy, and Gifted and Talented rounding out the curriculum.

    Stephens also has state-of-the-art technology: 1:1 student technology, 3 - 4 computers in each classroom, 28-station computer lab, Distance Learning Lab, Cyber Time & Space Travel Theater with, Comparative City Studies Center, First Security Banking Kiosk, Arkansas Children's Hospital School Based Health, Behavioral Clinics, Barber Shop, Arcade and Library Media Center.


    • 47 teachers
    • Principal, Assistant Principal and secretary
    • Guidance counselor
    • Art, Music and PE
    • Gifted specialist
    • Library Media Specialist
    • Technology Specialist
    • Literacy/Math Facilitators
    • Academic Interventionist
    • Full-time school nurse
    • ACH School Based Health Clinic
    • School Based Behavioral Clinic
    • Special Education / CBI (Community Based Instruction)
    • Speech Pathologist
    • Occupational & Physical Therapists

    Programs & Events


    Red, white, light blue or navy shirts or blouses. Navy, black or khaki shorts, pants, jumpers, and skirts. Plain, dark colored jeans can be worn anyday with a school sprit shirt.

    Partners in Education:

    • Arkansas Food Bank
    • Arkansas Stop the Violence (Trinity Methodist Church)
    • Arkansas Interfaith Power & Light
    • Brandon House Cultural & Perfoming Arts Center
    • Canvas Community Church
    • Economic Arkansas, Education for Real Life
    • First Baptist Highland Park
    • First Security Bank
    • Goodfellas Barber College
    • Junior League of Little Rock 
    • River City Unitarian Church (Weekend Food Program)
    • STEP Encourager Program
    • Stephens Health Clinic
    • Stephens Community Center
    • Skills Barber Shop
    • St. Mark Baptist Church
    • The Church at Rock Creek (Feed Arkansas Kids Ministry)
    • Theressa Hoover United Methodist Church (Project Hope)
    • UALR Children International
    • Unitarian Universalist Church of Little Rock (Weekend Food Program) 
  • Our Mission 

    “To prepare safe, thoughtful, accountable and respectful lifelong learners for college and/or career readiness”

    Our Vision

    All Stephens Elementary students will achieve their full potential as self-motivated, problem solvers and critical thinkers. They will acquire lifelong learning skills in order to communicate and function effectively in diverse situations to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.