A MATH CLASSROOM
INSIDE THE SCIENCE LAB
The LPS academic philosophy is founded on three distinguishing characteristics: College Ready Curriculum, College Ready Supports, and a College Ready Culture.
Every class offered at LPS San Jose is approved by the University of California and met the UC-approved A-G curriculum. This means that the graduation requirements at Leadership Public Schools-Hayward are equivalent to the entrance requirements for the
LPS San Jose has a number high performing students as well as students who have struggled to be successful in a traditional comprehensive high school. To accomodate these students, LPS San Jose has teamed up with San Jose City College. In the coming school year, we will begin offering advanced math courses on our campus.
Each student at LPS San Jose is guided by a personalized learning plan that supports the LPS college preparatory curriculum. LPS teachers and staff do frequent reviews of student performance to ensure that the students have access to after-school tutoring and literacy support classes. LPS also offers specialized support classes for English Learners and struggling readers. 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
From the beginning, LPS San Jose’s vision has been to build future leaders with the skills and knowledge to make a difference in their communities and the larger world. Every single student at LPS San Jose 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 LPS San Jose different is our belief that every one of our students are bound for college.