Programs

The Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success (SPS) currently offers two programs:

The Academy SPS Summer Program

The Academy SPS summer program operates for six weeks and is housed at Mount Mercy University.

The Academy summer program is for high school students in grades 9-12 and offers a culturally specific curriculum enriched by seminars, films, and speakers.

This program can be repeated (Repetition is encouraged) each summer throughout the student’s high school career.

Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success Programs Todd Bernard Academy Speaker
The Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success program staff

The Academy Expansion

The Academy Expansion program operates during the school year (October-May) and teaches elementary school-aged students in grades 3-5, academic and leadership skills, using cultural awareness and knowledge as a base.

The Academy Expansion program is housed at Johnson STEAM Academy; it can be repeated each year through 5th grade.

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The Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success Expansion Program classroom
The Academy for Scholastic and Personal Success Expansion Program students