Recognizing the importance of a strong educational foundation, Barack Obama Leadership Academy students are given the tools and support necessary to realize their full potential. Students are highly encouraged to develop their leadership, critical thinking and social skills to build their self-confidence and ignite their enthusiasm for learning. Our curriculum is uniquely designed to help our students develop:
Barack Obama Leadership Academy is a Kindergarten through-8th Grade Elementary School that provides a curriculum to meet the academic needs for all 21st century learners. Our curriculum focuses on four core subject areas: Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Social Studies, plus electives that are aligned to educate the hearts, minds, and hands of all students. Our engaging curriculum provides daily experiences driven by common core state standards (CCSS) to encourage all students to explore, discover, and excel while learning fundamental concepts that will lead to academic success for years to come. Our curriculum is aligned with the Common Core State Standards:
Barack Obama Leadership Academy is one of few Leader in Me (LIM) schools in Detroit. We are actively engaged in the transformational model that will empower students with leadership qualities. The LIM program helps students learn how to become self-reliant and develop the skills and self-confidence they need to lead their lives and succeed in school and in the future. Our future leaders learn life skills and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People which will prepare them for the 21st Century. Our goal is to embody Stephen Covey’s leadership traits and model the characteristics daily.