Our Mission


At Leflore Legacy Academy, we equip and empower middle school scholars with a personalized rigorous and relevant college preparatory curriculum enabling success in high school, college, and life.

We aim to create a culture of career-ready, college-going, and college-graduating scholars who will become productive and prepared citizens enjoying academic, social, and financial success.

Excellence. Empowerment. Enjoyment!

Goals for Legacy Scholars

  1. Academic proficiency.
  2. College and career roadmap.
  3. Experience taking the ACT exam.
  4. Cultivation of skills needed for success.
  5. Sense of a personal role in the community.

Our Why

  1. We believe education is THE civil right of the 21st century.
  2. We believe all students can achieve academic excellence that leads to success in college and life, leaving a legacy for their families and community.
  3. We believe students will thrive with an educational experience that includes personalized supports.

Beyond Academics

To measure student growth in developing the skills, habits and mindsets necessary for success, we  focus on the development and application of a growth mindset, perseverance and self-efficacy.

  1. Growth Mindset
  2. Perseverance
  3. Self-efficacy

Our Model

At Leflore Legacy Academy, our focus is a college preparatory curriculum grounded in project/problem-based learning and personalized instruction. Our early focus on ACT prep and extended learning time are also key elements to help ensure student success.

  1. Social emotional learning emphasis
  2. Personalized instruction
  3. Project/problem-based approach
  4. ACT intervention and preparation
  5. Extended literacy program: summer program, OSCAR, Books & Breakfast
  6. Extended learning time