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The LEAP (Leadership, Education, and Partnership) Academy University Charter
School is a kindergarten through 12th-grade (K-12) public charter school that serves Camden City with one core principle: all children and families deserve access to a quality public education.

  • Reason TV documents LEAP's success!!! Reason TV documents LEAP's success!!! How a Great School is Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in America's Poorest City.
  • LEAP Academy S.T.E.M High School Groundbreaking ceremony LEAP Academy S.T.E.M High School Groundbreaking ceremony Click here to see photos of the event.
  • Congratulations LEAP Studentsalt="YES Institute"/> Congratulations LEAP Students LEAP Academy University Charter School is proud to announce the recipients for the Gates Millennium Scholars Program - STEM Academy Seniors Cindy Le and Destiny Bingham. Click photo to read more

News and Announcements

Saturday, February 7, 2015 | TEACHER OPEN HOUSE, from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm at LEAP Upper Elementary Campus, 549 Cooper Street Camden, NJ 08102. The Teacher Open House will feature information on anticipated job openings including those in the science and math areas for the 2015-16 school year, an opportunity to visit our facilities and a chance to meet the district’s leaders, faculty and staff. Those who are interested in attending must e-mail their RSVP to maria.cruz@camden.rutgers.edu no later than Thursday, February 5, 2015

December 3 | Camden Students Offered Full Scholarsip to Rutgers
6 abc ActionNews.
click here to see video clip

December 1 | Academy prepares a LEAP forward
by Allison Steele, Inquirer Staff Writer

The expansion of LEAP’s S.T.E.M. High School, which specializes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, will help the city’s largest charter school network continue to grow, said LEAP founder Gloria Bonilla-Santiago. Click here to read full story

2014 Rutgers/LEAP Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship Gala: A Night of Miracles


LEAP Academy will have early dismissal today at 2 pm and all after school Activities are cancelled.


Tuesday January 27th 5:30 pm
General Meeting for all LEAP Parents
Getting Ready for PARCC Testing

 LEAP Upper School  | 549 Cooper Street
Sponsored by the Parent Council

January 29th at 5:30 pm 
Parent Nutrition Workshop and Cooking Demo
LEAP Upper Elementary School, Cafeteria
549 cooper Street, Camden NJ 08102

Click here download Parent Monthly Calendar


Thursday, September 18, 2014
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015

All meetings are held at LEAP Academy High School (549 Cooper Street, Camden NJ.)
* Meetings begin at 6:00 pm (Call to confirm.)


Click here for Important forms for current LEAP Academy Employees,