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Our Mission

The Compass Academy Network mission is to provide students in grades 6 through 8 from rural school districts with enhanced opportunities to supplement their knowledge and skills for success in middle and high school, to support strong ethical foundations through character education, and to find inspiration and joy through learning. Students will develop a personal vision for their future academic endeavors, become active and engaged citizen-leaders, and develop skills that will enable them to achieve their full potential in life. Students will form new friendships and make connections with educators who will serve as positive role models and mentors. 

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“I passionately believe in the power of education to transform lives and communities. I was inspired to found CAN to provide access to enhanced opportunities for students to find inspiration and joy through learning, while reinforcing critical academic, social, and ethical competencies, helping them to become active and engaged citizen-leaders.”
Debra Humphreys

Compass Academy Network CEO & Founder

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Middle School

Compass Academy Network students attend a summer program on the campus of a host independent school, local college, or university and participate in additional quarterly programming with educators and peer mentors throughout the school year. 

Through a rich and interactive curriculum, the Compass Academy Network program is designed to inspire students to find joy in learning, develop a deeper understanding of their strengths and passions, acquire the academic and social competencies necessary to succeed, discover the essential elements of their own moral compass and the character and confidence to reach for their dreams, and to connect with educators, peer mentors, and other students in a supportive community. 

A student and peer mentor smile together at Compass Academy Network in Joplin Missouri at the end of the free summer school program.
A student from Compass Academy Network in Joplin Missouri smiling
A student and peer mentor smile together at Compass Academy Network in Joplin Missouri at the end of the free summer school program.
A teacher from Compass Academy Network in Joplin Missouri smiling

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211 S. Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801 | Mailing Address: PO Box 2427 Joplin, MO 64803 | 417-501-2840

Compass Academy Network, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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211 S. Main Street, Joplin, MO 64801 | Mailing Address: PO Box 2427 Joplin, MO 64803 | 417-501-2840

Compass Academy Network, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Copyright 2019-2022. All Rights Reserved. Compass Academy Network, Inc.

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