Marianna/Lee County Chamber of Commerce
The Lee County School District offers a challenging educational climate through quality curricula sequencing from K-12, including:
Enrichment classes K-2, Resource Classes 3-6, Honors classes 7-12, and Phillips Community College Program grade 12.
Classes for educable mentally retarded and learning disabled children are offered at all levels.
Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters. Students (K-8) are provided daily directed teaching lessons (Direct Instruction) in math, developmental and/or corrective reading
along with an integrated language arts program that emphasizes listening, higher order thinking, speaking and expressive writing. This is in addition to the core curriculum.
Characteristics that set Direct Instruction apart from other programs are:
(1) Direct Instruction programs are easily monitored and are regularly supervised to ensure student success.
(2) Criterion-referenced testing procedures are periodically used to ensure proper placement and teacher accountability.
Regular academic subject areas and a variety of elective courses.
Foreign language (French and Spanish), speech, drama, journalism, social studies, (civics. world history, world affairs, global studies), math (geometry, trigonometry, calculus, applied math), art, band,
music theory, natural and physical education and extensive vocational offerings.
The Alternative Learning Environment provides an appropriate setting for students who are unable to remain/achieve in the regular school setting.
Academic fairs and contests, special interest clubs, school plays, band, chorus, drill team, cheerleading and competitive sports.
The Lee County School District is a member of the Arkansas Activities Association AAA athletic conference.
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Lee Academy is a small, private school serving around 300 students from preschool through twelfth grade. We are accredited through the Mississippi Private School Education Association.
The purpose of Lee Academy is simply and directly stated as quality education. As we strive to achieve this objective, emphasis is given to helping students acquire a desire for knowledge and respect for learning,
Facts and Figures
Teachers: 17 certified teachers and 4 aides Teacher/Student Ratio: 1-15 Graduation Rate: 100% ACT and SAT Testing: Lee Academy seniors test above the national and the state averages on both tests.
Academic Contests, Spelling Bees, Art Contests, Spanish Club, Beta Club, Elementary and High School Student Council, Fire Marshals, Yearbook Staff, Newspaper Staff, Office Management Club,
East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City is a full-service community college that serves a large portion of Eastern Arkansas. EACC’s faculty and staff is committed to providing students of all ages and stages of life access to high quality and affordable academic, technical and non-credit education.
EACC offers a core of general education classes that are fully transferable to other state-supported colleges and universities. The College also offers a full range of academic and technical scholarships and financial aid and payment options.
EACC also offers customized industry training opportunities for area business and industries.
Students have the option of taking classes at our Forrest City campus, the Wynne-Site at the Bill Thomas Building in Wynne and many other locations within our five-county service area. Evening classes and Distance Learning options are offered each semester.
Visit our website for more comprehensive information about EACC, its mission and all of the services that EACC can offer at www. eacc.edu.
EACC offers students the option of over 50 technical and academic programs.
Associate of Science Degree
Associate of Arts (Transfer)
Associate of Applied Science
Certificates of Proficiency
Certificate of General Studies
For more information call (870) 633-4480, ext. 214.
Located at 1620 Newcastle Road, Forrest City, AR 72336
Crowley's Ridge Vo-Tech has 13 full-time programs: auto body repair, automotive service technology, basic drafting technology, business computerized accounting & secretarial/word processing,
child care specialist, cosmetology, electronic technology, industrial equipment technology, licensed practical nursing, machine shop technology, major appliance service, residential construction/carpentry and welding.
Short-term programs are: certified nursing assistant, truck driving, emergency medical technology and adult education.
For more information, call (870) 842-5411 or 1-800-842-2317.
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