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A 6th-12th college preparatory public school

 Ranked #1 Middle School in San Antonio

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We teach our girls responsible leadership and emphasize skills that

contribute to their general well-being because we believe these are

integral componentsto their success. While our girls receive a

well-rounded college preparatory education, they experience lessons

that integrate math, science, and technology across the curriculum. 

Women have historically been  underrepresented in these career fields,

and we are committed to developing our community'sfuture leaders in all

career fields. Here at YWLA, we are building tomorrow’s leaders and

empowering young women to achieve their fullest potential through a

rigorous college-preparatory education that is free of cost to our students.

We expect every single graduate to enroll in a four-yearuniversity or college

upon graduation. Our students areprovided a strong support networkto

ensure they continue their academic success at the university level. 

We aim to grow our family of young leaders with students who are

enthusiastic about learning, have a desire to lead and are committed to

higher education. Explore this website and see if YWLA San Antonio

is for you. 


Mission  Statement

To transform SAISD into a national model urban

school districtwhere every child graduates and is

educated so that he or she is prepared to be a 

contributing member of the community.


Welcome back to all of our returning Cardinals!

Special welcome to all students new to our Cardinal Family!

It's going to be a great year!



The Young Women’s Leadership Academy is part of the Young Women’s Preparatory

Network, a non-profit organization that partners with public school districts to

create and support all-girl schools. The schools have a foundation of STEM (Science,

Technology, Engineering, and Math) curriculum with a focus on the pillars of

leadership, college readiness, and health and wellness. Young Women’s Prep serves

more than 4,100 6th through 12th graders on seven campuses in Texas. Over 75%

of the students are from economically disadvantaged homes and 85% will be

first- generation college students. All of the students graduate from high school

and are accepted at a four-year college or university. In 2014, 146 graduates received

a combined $15.8 million in merit scholarships and grants and are attending 73 

 different colleges and universities. Young Women’s Prep is located in Dallas, Texas

 and supports schools in

 Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, Houston, Lubbock, and San Antonio.




Please check the following links for information

concerning the 2015-16 school year.

Printable copies may downloaded from the links listed below:

Student Dress Code

Student Supply List


Dr. Weber, Deputy Superintendent for Instruction,

has requested that all high school websites include a copy of

the 2015-16 High School Course & Planning Guide

for the convenience of students and parents.

The link to the document is here:  


Information concerning the Annual Title I Meeting for 2015-2016

for the YWLA can be accessed with this link.

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The School Report Cards (SRC) for the 2014 school year

are posted on TEA’s website here:

The purpose of the SRC is to inform parents and guardians about

school performance and characteristics. This information may also

be found on the front page of the February Newsletter.

If you have not seen the Newsletter, please scroll down to the

bottom of thispage and access the link in the "Newsletters" section.






It is the policy of San Antonio ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
Es norma del distrito de San Antonio no discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o actividades vocacionales, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Deprechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Emmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.

 Es ist die Politik von San Antonio ISD nicht zur Diskriminierung auf Grundlage der Rasse, Nationale Herkunft, Alter, Geschlecht, oder Behinderung in ihrer beruflichen Programmen, Dienstleistungen oder Tätigkeiten im Sinne von Titel VI des Civil Rights Act von 1964, also geändert; Titel IX der Bildung Änderungen von 1972 ; und Abschnitt 504 des Rehabilitation Act von 1973; also geändert.