LEAP Empowers educational excellence & Community Development LEAP (Leadership, Education, And Partnership) Academy University School is a public charter school that serves families and children in Camden, New Jersey and provides a solid education program from cradle to college. Our results demonstrate that urban public schools can be catalysts for change through high quality education and can serve as the nexus for community and economic development. LEAP is focused on transforming educational opportunities for parents and children. With a firm belief that quality education transforms lives, LEAP is an educational enterprise that is entrepreneurial, innovative, efficient and accountable. The innovative spirit of LEAP Academy is reflected in its transformational approach to college readiness and access, and its commitment to serving all children. That commitment and access along with the LEAP college culture raises achievement expectations for all of our students and builds hope and acts as a springboard to action.