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Leadership, Education, and Public Service Center at Mountain View High School Empowering Minds. Inspiring Futures.

Leadership, Education, and Public Service (LEAPS) Center

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The Leadership, Education, and Public Service (LEAPS) Center at Mountain View High School offers coursework and learning experiences that allow students to explore careers and post secondary education in the following areas:

  • Community Service And Advocacy
  • Education
  • Law And Criminal Justice
  • Leadership

Students enrolled in this Specialty Center will develop leadership with applications in community and public service. Experiences will develop critical thinking, problem solving, team-building, and interpersonal skills. Students in one of the leadership pathways will complete a capstone project and culminating service-learning activity. Those in the criminal justice or Teachers for Tomorrow pathway will complete rigorous coursework and experiences preparing them to lead in education and law enforcement.

Pathways & Minimum Criteria to Apply

The LEAPS Center will house four unique pathways:

  • Pathway I: Civic Leadership

    • Minimum Criteria: Eligible for grade 9 at a Stafford high school
  • Pathway II: Civic Leadership with International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme Diploma
    • Minimum Criteria: Successful completion of Algebra I in grade 8 and eligible for grade 9 at a Stafford high school
  • Pathway III: Teachers for Tomorrow
    • Minimum Criteria: Eligible for grade 9 at a Stafford high school
  • Pathway IV: Law and Criminal Justice
    • Minimum Criteria: Eligible for grade 9 at a Stafford high school

Sample Course Sequences