Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction

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Lemoore College is proud to be among the select group designated by Achieving the Dream (ATD) as a Leader College of Distinction.

Achieving the Dream is a nation, non-profit organization dedicated to evidence-based improvement in higher education, with over 300 member institutions nationwide. 

To received ATD Leader College of Distinction status, colleges must demonstrate three years of upward progress on three separate student success metrics as well as the narrowing of equity gaps in at least two metrics.  As a Leader College of Distinction, Lemoore College acts as a mentor and leader for other colleges within the ATD network and receives priority to participate in innovative initiatives and competitive grants opportunities from Achieving the Dream.

University of Phoenix RN-BSN Program

Lemoore College nursing students working on their Associate’s Degree in Nursing are now eligible to take courses through University of Phoenix as part of a Transfer Pathway-Concurrent Enrollment Program. This partnership offers students a way to complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing during Lemoore College's semester breaks. Through this concurrent enrollment, students can graduate from Lemoore College with as few as 20 units left to complete their BSN. 

District High Schools

Lemoore College enjoys a partnership with all district high schools to provide youth services. The fully-accredited Lemoore Middle College High School (LMCHS) is located on the Lemoore College campus and features an alternative to the traditional high school experience.

Local Elementary and Middle Schools

Lemoore College partners with local elementary schools through the LIFE After School Program that is provided on ten elementary and middle school campuses in our service area. University Charter School, which is part of the Lemoore Elementary Unified School District, is located on the northwest portion of our college campus and is an observation school and training opportunity for students in education classes.

Business Community

We have business and industry partnerships throughout our service area. Lemoore College utilizes these talents to support our advisory committees and Career Technical Education (CTE) programs.