"Education is not the means of showing people how to get what they want. Education is an exercise by means of which enough men, it is hoped, will learn to want what is worth having." - Ronald W. Reagan
It is an honor to welcome you to the Ronald Reagan Leadership Academy, located in Elizabeth New Jersey. This state-of-the-art facility includes a technology center equipped with 24 computers and 30 iPads. The media center has a complete compliment of books and resources along with seminar rooms for small group instruction, study groups, or topical seminars. The science room includes classroom space for demonstrations as well as a full lab and a preparation room. The music facilities include a chorus room, band room, and sound proof practice rooms. The art room is fully equipped and includes a kiln room for working with clay sculptures.
The Ronald Reagan Leadership Academy boasts a rigorous curriculum that includes core areas of language arts literacy, mathematics, Algebra I for every eighth grade student, history, geography science, and fine and performing arts. Additionally, the Academy espouses a leadership theme based on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People pioneered by Stephen R. Covey. To maximize instructional time, the school day is extended beginning at 7:45 a.m. and ending at 3:45 p.m. The program includes an after school program in academics and fine and performing arts.
Students of Ronald Reagan Leadership Academy are required to wear a uniform and adhere to a high standard of behavior and work habits. We welcome our students with pride, excitement, and commitment to providing excellent educational experiences and services to inspire every student to think, to learn, to achieve and to care.