student return rate
83% of students return to the Leadership Academy for a second year.
95% of students said they would
recommend the leadership academy to a friend.
empowered by our curriculum.
are graduates of the
2018 Student Growth in SEL Capacities
Student growth in sel capacities
positive identity: 87%
Internal sense of positive self-worth
Capacity to give energy to help
family & community
social skills: 93%
Ability to take others' perspectives & express compassion and empathy
self management: 92%
Ability to make choices, take positive
risks, & persist through life's challenges
academic self-efficacy: 86%
Motivation & confidence in academic performance
Social capital: 83%
Positive bonds with people who can provide advice & access to resources to succeed
Students Demonstrated growth in:
what parents are saying
This program is transformational. It takes youth who have a desire to do well and be happy and provides them with the skills, abilities, and vision to excel and exceed their own expectations.
There is an immediate improvement in attitude and self awareness. This is the only program that has given my child the tools required to take an in depth look at himself with unconditional support and free from judgement.
[He] has incorporated so much of Enjoy Life into his approach to friends, family, his goals, his personal discipline. What he picked up at the Academy did not dissipate as we drove away...
A program that fosters optimism, confidence and courage, and accountability in young people. Teaches them to use their role as leaders for good.
The Leadership Academy has made me a much better person. It taught me so many life skills that help me better myself and the people around me. It’s a place where you are always accepted and encouraged by everyone no matter who you are and that is what makes it so special.
The academy is a source of relentless optimism and positivity that inspires and allows you to be your truest and best self.
“I think I believed that I would learn some helpful tips about happiness, confidence, and the works. What I didn't know nor expect was what a combination of an outstanding teacher, powerful atmosphere, and hordes of amazing people did to confidence, happiness, and life as a whole.
It completely changed my life.