McKinley-Lakeside Leadership Academy (MLLA), formerly known as Ada S. McKinley Lakeside Academy, provides comprehensive educational support designed to assist high school students get their education back on track and prepared with college and career readiness. MLLA diligently works to support and prepare students throughout their academic experience to learn and build the skills they will need to compete in a global workforce and live fulfilling, independent lives. MLLA also offers assistance in supporting the social emotional learning needs of our students. Often in challenging urban environment, there are many distractions that can derail a student’s progress. MLLA understands the social environment and assists students with reducing the challenges they face so school becomes the key priority in their lives.