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The Allen School will follow the Little Rock School District closing schedule during inclement weather


Any donations are greatly appreciated.  If you would like to help us out, click here to see what is on our list. 

New School Lunches!

Lunches at The Allen School will gradually incorporate new, healthier options. Click here to find out more.


 Help The Allen School Grow!
Please visit our Giving page to learn more about how you can help our children.
Contact Us
The Allen School
824 N. Tyler St.
Little Rock, AR 72205
phone 501-664-2961
fax 501-664-6208

Giving to the The Allen School

girlonballFounded in 1958, The Allen School has established a lasting reputation for the treatment of the developmentally disabled. Under the leadership of Monsignor Francis A. Allen, the parish pastor of Our Lady of the Holy Souls, the school opened its doors with an initial enrollment of 12 students. Today, the school serves over 70 children and has a staff of certified specialists in the areas of special education, speech pathology physical and occupational therapy. Children with developmental disabilities from all walks of life are served at The Allen School.

Our services are funded by Medicaid, State contracting, United Way contributions, the Special Nutrition Program and insurance billing. Private contributions also assist in the operation of our school.


As a nonprofit organization, The Allen School must rely on the generous contributions from our supporters to fill in the funding gap between the cost of our programs and the revenue we receive. In 2009, The Allen School more than tripled its size to respond to a need for more classroom space and expanded therapies. As The Allen School continues to grow to respond to these new challenges, so do our needs for new equipment, class supplies and expanded programs.



Help The Allen School Grow!

The services and support we provide our children and their families has a high price and we need your help to meet their needs!

The Allen School uses PayPal to process online donations. A PayPal account is not required to make a donation. Please help us by clicking on the link below to make a secure, online gift to The Allen School. All donations are tax-deductible. Thank you for helping our children!