Leadership Public Schools – Oakland/College Park opened in 2005 for students in high school grades 9th through 12th. The goal of the school is to prepare each student for college and beyond with college-preparatory classes and high expectations, leadership, as well as strong parent and community involvement.
The staff practices a no child left behind policy to ensure that every student has the chance to succeed. College is the goal of each student whether it is a 4-year college or university. There are many clubs to choose from as well including drawing, painting, cooking, African drumming, movie making, ceramics, dance, anime, chess and more.
Parents and students love that there are many different clubs that other high schools just do not offer. The academic program is rigorous, but everyone agrees that it is worth the effort. The students feel that they were more prepared than friends attending other schools for college after graduating from Leadership Public Schools – Oakland/College Park
The Academic Performance Index was not available at this time. The statewide goal is 800.
The California Standards Tests is used to learn if students are mastering core subjects. The various tests are given to 2nd through 11th grades in English, grades 2nd through 7th are given tests in math, and science tests are administered to students in grades 5th, 8th, and 10th, while history tests are given to students in 8th and 11th grades. The results of the exams for the school were not available.
From the comments of parents and students, the school is doing a fair job of providing a quality education. On the other hand, since the results were not available it would be a good idea to ask questions regarding the results to ensure the school is a proper fit for your child.
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Leadership Public Schools – Oakland/College Park
8601 MacArthur Blvd., Building 100
Oakland, CA 94605