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Leadership Public Schools

Leadership Public Schools (“LPS”) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2002 by Mark Kushner to serve a diverse student body throughout the Bay Area. The LPS network of outstanding public charter high schools are located in Richmond, Oakland (College Park), Hayward, and San Jose and serve over 1,500 students. LPS is led by Dr. Louise Bay Waters and supported by a board of directors and advisory board of experienced educators, business people, and community leaders. LPS schools serve ethnically and economically diverse student bodies and are located in or near low-income urban neighborhoods.

www.leadps.org/

Entrepreneur
Mark Kushner
Founded
2002
Financial Model
Nonprofit
NewSchools Investment
$7,546,750