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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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Best known for
"Rigorous college preparatory curriculum; leadership dev; health and wellness prg"

BASIC INFORMATION

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

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

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · November 23, 2016
The teacher and student turnover tells you all you need to know about this school. And yes the counselor clerk, academic adviser, and principal are some of the rudest people you will ever run across at any school.

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Submitted by a parent · October 13, 2016
I am fed up of this school and plan to remove my child for various reasons. 1. THIS SCHOOL HAS VERY RUDE STAFF MEMBERS ESPECIALLY THE COUNSELOR'S CLERK WHO DISCOURAGES STUDENTS FROM APPLYING TO PROGRAMS OR BEHAVES RUDELY WITH THEM FOR NO REASON.... more

Teacher effectiveness: Agree
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.

Develops character: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · May 01, 2016
The staff support crimes of their favorite students but expel students just for wearing wrong socks or sweaters that do not have the ywla logo. Recently, 2 high schoolers were caught making out in the bathroom but they were not suspended or... more

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About this school

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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Last modified: November 23, 2016
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.
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