The College Preparatory & Leadership Academy

5 Years of Education, Inspiration and Transformation


  • Increased enrollment every year.
    • Increased by 600% from year 1 to the present
  • Enrolled students from 8 different counties
  • Expanded from K-5 to Preschool-11th grade in 5 years
  • Established community partnerships
    • NC A&T State University
    • High Point University
    • Leadership LINKS, Inc.
    • Enriching Tomorrow’s Young Men
    • Elon University
  • Hiring more male teachers and support staff that reflect the population served
  • Increasing arts department while others are cutting programs
  • Growing sports program including basketball, volleyball, track, cross country, and cheerleading
  • Surpassed county average for 3rd Grade Read to Achieve Proficiency
  • Met or exceeded growth 4 of 5 years
  • Closing the gap that promotes higher education in communities that have limited resources
  • Visiting colleges and universities in all grade levels
  • Increased technology resources
  • Joined the Early College Promise Partnership with Guilford Technical Community College
  • Founded an early high school program that places students on an academic track for an Ivy League level college experience
  • Renovated, furnished and moved into a 90,000 sqft building within the first 3 years.
  • Completed 5 years of annual independent financial audits with no findings of material weakness
  • Revitalized Furniture Avenue and made it’s real estate commercially viable after years of abandonment and foreclosures
  • Grew into the largest black-owned employer in the Greater High Point vicinity.
  • Increased budget and revenue every year.
  • Opened a Preschool
  • Presented Royal Showcase with international musical artists to the community
  • Established a waitlist for enrollment