Private Schools

Crowley's Ridge Academy

Crowley's Ridge Academy

Crowley's Ridge Academy Website

Crowley’s Ridge Academy exists in order to provide young people an opportunity to receive a quality academic education in a Christian atmosphere. Students who take advantage of the CRA experience will find a unique opportunity to excel in the following areas:

Spiritual: Students are guided toward a meaningful relationship with God and His inspired Word.

Academic: A strong college preparatory curriculum, which challenges the students intellectually, and helps prepare them for future jobs, careers, and professions.

Social: A friendly and personal family atmosphere, which provides a safe environment that encourages each student to arrive at a sense of self-worth and belonging.

Physical: A balance of physical education programs, which stress the importance of combining a healthy body with a healthy mind.


St. Mary's School and Preschool

St. Mary's School and Preschool

St. Mary's School and Preschool Website

Saint Mary’s School and Preschool is a private Christian school maintained by Saint Mary’s Catholic Parish in Paragould. It presently includes preschool – 6th grade. Before and after school care is also available. The school was opened in 1890 and has since remained a vital part of the community.

The main purpose of Saint Mary’s School is to assist parents in educating their children toward arriving at the fullness of Christian life. Saint Mary's welcomes students of all faiths. The school’s longstanding tradition of academic excellence has produced outstanding citizens in the community. The Principal of Saint Mary’s School is Sharon Warren and the Priest is Father Stephen Mallanga. For more information, call (870) 236-3681.