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School leader:  Delia Mclerran
2123 West Huisache Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78201

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(210) 438-6525
(210) 732-7999
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"Rigorous college preparatory curriculum; leadership dev; health and wellness prg"


  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
  • Facilities
    Sports Fields, Art room, Audiovisual aids, Auditorium...


  • Academic focus
    Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Service learning...
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Choir / Chorus, Theory...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, Spanish
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58 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · May 27, 2016
About half of the 8th grade class is leaving the school again, rather than stay for high school. All of the high school teachers left as well. A common occurrence at this school, something is very wrong here.

Teacher effectiveness: Effective
Submitted by a parent · May 16, 2016
A poorly run school aside from the test results which are a result of hand picking only high achieving students. Very trite, vindictive atmosphere.

Grateful to: Student
Submitted by a parent · May 01, 2016
The students work hard to make a place for themselves in the world. They did not even take the staff's help when applying to colleges. Still these students managed to get into Ivy League colleges. However the staff claims that they are the reason... more

Develops respect: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · May 01, 2016
I think the staff do not even deserve respect from the students since they cannot respect the students. Recently my daughter asked the counselor's clerk a question about her courses and he responded to her rudely, saying the most irrelevant... more

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YWLA provides all our young ladies with a college preparatory educational experience along with a strong foundation in leadership development and health and wellness. We believe in educating the whole child--this includes teaching them to give back to their community. Our dedicated teachers have very high expectations of themselves and our students--failure is not an option in our mission of preparing our young ladies to enter the university of their choice. Come visit us-a school of choice!

5 / 10

December 20, 2013

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Young Women's Leadership Academy
2123 West Huisache Avenue, San Antonio, TX  78201
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 58 reviews. (210) 438-6525
Last modified Young Women's Leadership Academy is a Charter school that serves grades 6-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.