Leonard Building

Dear UP Academy Leonard Community,

There are many new and exciting things happening at UP Academy Leonard! We hope you will continue to check in for updates on our school community at www.upacademyleonard.org.

As the co-leaders of UP Academy Leonard, we believe that our rigorous, academically focused curriculum and supportive school environment will provide your student with the world-class education that he or she deserves.

What is UP Academy Leonard?

UP Academy Leonard is a public, tuition-free, college preparatory middle school serving grades 6-8. Our mission is to ensure that all our students acquire the knowledge, skills, and strength of character necessary to succeed on the path to college and achieve their full potential. To achieve this mission we provide:

High academic expectations. Every assignment and each class is designed to prepare students for success in our school, high school, and college.

An extended school day. UP Academy Leonard’s doors open at 7:30am and academic classes end at 3:20pm on Monday-Thursday and 1:30pm on Friday. Every minute of our school day is designed to maximize instructional time in core subject areas and provide additional opportunities for arts and character education.

Safe, orderly learning environment. Our school has high academic and behavioral expectations for students, families, and staff to create a stimulating learning environment.

Supports for all learners. UP Academy Leonard provides comprehensive supports for all learners, including students with disabilities and English language learners. Our school employs whole-school and individualized supports to catch struggling students before they fall behind, including daily tutoring and small-group classes to help students build their foundational skills.

If you have any questions about UP Academy Leonard, please don’t hesitate to call us directly at (978) 722-8159 or to email us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Welcome aboard,

Amanda Forbes

Ashley Hutchinson
Director of Operations