The College Preparatory & Leadership Academy

Thank you to everyone who has helped us grow into a high-quality school that's making an impact in the community and in the world. Here are some of the highlights from the last 5 years.  

    • Increased enrollment 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
    • Received State Superintendent's Growth Award