Leadways School

Cultivating Future Leaders

A Private Elementary School & Middle School 

In the Heart of Silicon Valley

20900 McClellan Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014

Leadways School is responding where traditional K-12 education has failed; through offering a holistic learning environment where self-awareness, character development, and essential organization skills are taught in balance with rigorous academics. Our goal is to instill self-worth, courage, and motivation while challenging students to find their unique paths in their own right. 

Enrollment is open for K - Grade 8.

We also offer Summer Camp and After School programs. Click to learn more.

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What Sets Us Apart

  • Applied Learning Through Projects: Leadways offers a unique K-8 curriculum that emphasizes applying academic skills to real-world projects, fostering student engagement through Socratic-style dialogue and encouraging critical thinking skills. The approach involves teachers as facilitators, promoting clear and original ideas in classroom assignments, minimizing tasks focused solely on memorization.

  • Cutting-edge AI Education in Partnership with Berkeley for Young Innovators: Leadways is at the forefront of education, partnering with the University of California, Berkeley, to offer cutting-edge AI courses for elementary-aged students. Developed by Berkeley experts, through interactive projects and hands-on activities, students delve into the fascinating world of AI, learning about robotics, machine learning, and the principles that underpin this transformative technology. The curriculum aims to ignite a passion for STEM, fostering critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills to prepare students for the future workforce in a rapidly evolving technological landscape.

  • Entrepreneurship Development - Fostering Tomorrow's Innovators: Leadways prioritizes entrepreneurship development as a key component of its educational approach, offering dedicated programs for students to cultivate problem-solving, creativity, and leadership skills through hands-on projects and small-scale ventures. This focus on entrepreneurship empowers students to envision, create, and lead, preparing them for the challenges and opportunities of the future in a rapidly changing world.

  • Long-Term Growth & Off-campus Learning: Leadways prioritizes long-term student development by implementing a unique school schedule with dedicated experiential learning days every Wednesday. These days include off-campus field trips, tours of tech giants such as Apple Main Campus and HP's History of Computing museum, and guest speakers, providing students with firsthand experiences in leadership, innovation, and creative problem-solving, fostering a transformative learning environment beyond the traditional classroom setting.

AP College Board Approved
Our AP Courses are officially recognized and approved by the college board.

Official ACT Test Center

Our school is an official test center of ACT - American College Testing.

North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad

Our school is an official NACLO competition site. Learn More.