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Our Founder, Donald Hense

Everyone Grows With Friendship

We provide a top-notch, tuition-free education... And we think your children deserve the best schools.


Friendship Aspire Arkansas will be applying for a 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant that will provide funding for out of school activities for students and their families.

Friendship's next board meeting will be held on September 17, 2019 at 9pm on the Friendship Aspire Pine Bluff campus.

Imagine a place where academic innovation & rigorous standards - are the standard...

Imagine a place where student potential - reaches maximum potential...

At Friendship Aspire Academy, you don't have to imagine!

Friendship Aspire Academy Arkansas started the 2018-2019 school year with a campus in Pine Bluff. Two additional schools will come on stream in 2019 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Friendship Aspire Academy is unlike any other school experience. It will be unlike any public school where you have previously been. Here's why!

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A Gifted Teaching Staff

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A Culture of Achievement

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Leaders Focused on Results

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Schools Structured for Success

Friendship Aspire Academy Arkansas Schools

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Pine Bluff Elementary

Friendship Aaspire Academy Pine Bluff Elementary

3911 South Hazel Street Pine Bluff, AR 71603

Garland Elementary

Friendship Aspire Academy Garland Elementary

3615 W. 25th St. Elementary School, Little Rock, AR 72204

Middle School

Friendship Aspire Academy Middle School

3615 W. 25th St. Middle School, Little Rock, AR 72204

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