WEEK WITHOUT WALLS
Students learn about documentary filmaking in the annual Week Without Walls program, an LPS Signature Experience.
READY FOR COLLEGE
"LPS Richmond has helped me by getting me ready for college - even though I didn't think I was going to make it." Tiye Gordon
The LPS academic philosophy is founded on three distinguishing characteristics: College Ready Curriculum, College Ready Supports, and a College Ready Culture.
LPS Richmond Curriculum
All students participate in a curriculum that ensures college eligibility and prepares them for college success
LPS-Richmond offers students a University of California-approved A-G curriculum. This means that the graduation requirements at LPS-Richmond are equivalent to the entrance requirements for the
“Every student by name and need”: academic support to help students become prepared to succeed in college
Each student at LPS Richmond is guided by a personalized learning plan that supports the rigorous college preparatory curriculum. LPS teachers and staff conduct frequent reviews of student performance to ensure that the students have access to after-school tutoring and literacy support classes. In addition, LPS offers specialized support classes for English Learners and struggling readers. Finally, the LPS class size, which is 15-20% smaller than a typical high school, continues to provide a level of support not usually available to high school students in
LPS Richmond College-Going Culture
All students develop a sense of purpose and a wider world vision that will allow them to succeed in high school and beyond.
From the beginning, LPSRichmond’s vision has been to build future leaders with the skills and confidence to make a difference in their communities and the larger world. Every single student at LPSRichmond knows that by choosing to attend LPS, they have chosen to take a more difficult path than students at neighboring schools. They also are well aware that what makes LPSRichmond different is our belief that every one of our students are someday bound for college.