Restricted Access to Central High School
All visitors should park and begin their visit at the National Park Service Visitor Center at 2120 West Daisy Gatson Bates Drive. Do NOT park in front of Central High School or at the Magnolia Gas Station. Reservations are required to tour the school.
Plan A Field Trip
Reimbursement Grants for Field Trips Now Available
Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site has established a "field trip reimbursement" program to assist with transportation costs for public and private school groups in grades 5-12 visiting the park. This program is made possible through proceeds from the sale of the 50th anniversary desegregation commemorative silver coin.
Click here for an application. A pre-visit and post visit activity are required, view our list of activities. Once the application is received and approved, please e-mail your pre-visit activity to the education department. Applications must be submitted and approved through the education department before a field trip date is reserved. For more information, call our Visitor Center at 501.374.1957or email us.
See below for a complete list of assignments that correlate to the pre-visit activities:
Did You Know?
Central High School NHS's former visitor center was located in a restored service station across the street from the high school. The building is under renovation to become an education center. Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site