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Grow. Lead. Serve.

Our Values

The Lead Center is a private therapeutic day school. Successful and timely transition to public school is our ultimate goal.

What to Expect

Friendly Staff

Our staff are here to help. They are ready to help you pursue your goals by engaging you in the classroom and throughout the school. They will greet you with a smile, a fist bump or a hug. However we say hi – you will know that we are glad to have you at LEAD.

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What to Expect


You will receive kind words, encouragement, and specific teaching to help you reach your goals. Staff are willing to talk to you and answer questions throughout the day. We also have a licenses counselor on staff for you to speak with if you are having an issue that is not school or classroom related.

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What to Expect


Every day we follow the same routine in the classroom and throughout the school. Students may arrive at school around 8:15 and are discharged at 2:35. Our students follow an even/odd schedule throughout the week and participate in classes on a fixed schedule.

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Day to Day

You can expect to have about 10-20 other students in your class, but you will be broken into grade level groups throughout the day.

Our teachers specially design curriculum for you. They come up with creative ideas to make the Virginia Standards of Learning fun!

Staff plan field trips, fun games for the classroom, classroom pizza parties, and school wide games.

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