Subjects

School District & Community Relations

Leaps and Bounds is very active in the communities it serves. We support local school’s PTA and fundraising activities. Representatives from the company attend local business meetings. The administrative staff has taken time to cultivate relationships with key school personnel, such as principals and school secretaries.

STAAR Preparation

SAT/ACT/THEA

Summer Classes

Beginning Reading

Geometry

STAAR Camps

Reading Comprehension

Algebra I, II, and III

Math Skills

Chemistry, Physics & Biology

Writing & Grammar

College Level Courses

Science

Diagnostic Testing

GT & AP Classes

STAAR Preparation – All levels

This program gives juniors and seniors strategic help in mastering STAAR objectives in order to increase scores on the EXIT STAAR exam. It will also establish background knowledge needed for college math courses.


Beginning Reading

This program is for any age students on a beginning reading level. It focuses on six basic parts of reading:

  • Phonics
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Fluency
  • Comprehension
  • High Fluency Word Recognition
  • Vocabulary


Reading Skills – All levels

The student will develop comprehension and vocabulary skills for any grade level. In this program the student transitions from learning how to read to reading for comprehension.


Math Concepts – All levels

The student will master computation concepts and applications for any grade level. These skills include:

  • Addition/Subtraction
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Ratios/Proportions/Percent
  • Multiplication/Division
  • Perimeter/Area/Circumference
  • Measurement
  • Word Problems

Writing/Grammar

The student will learn about five parts of writing—prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. This program also includes grammar knowledge and identifying different styles of writing.


SAT/ACT/THEA Preparation

The student will learn strategies to increase test scores on college entrance exams.


Physics

The student will learn about natural science that involves the study of matter and its motion through space and time, along with related concepts such as energy and force.


Biology

The student will learn about the natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.


Chemistry

The student will learn about the study of the composition, structure, properties and change of matter.


Geometry

The student will learn to visualize and analyze geometric relationships, and develop inductive and deductive reasoning. After taking this class the student will understand the characteristics of geometric figures and how to apply basic rules in solving geometrical problems.

Algebra I, II, and III

The student will develop skill in patterns, functions, graphing, problem solving, and reasoning.

*All classes automatically include STAAR preparation for students in grades 3-11.


Diagnostic Testing

Usually the first contact with the student

  • Administered to Pre-K to 12th grade students to determine academic levels
  • Reading or Math tests only
  • Results are used to determine the amount of hours each student requires for tutoring


Summer Classes

Small group classes

  • Meant to prepare for entry into the next grade level
  • Classes for reading and math • Elementary levels only


STAAR Camps

Seasonal program (January – March)

  • Focuses on preparation for the STAAR tests
  • For grades 3-5 only • Reading and math