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Applying to The Young Women’s Leadership Academy

Thank you for your interest in our campus. We are excited to share our campus with you and look forward to reviewing your application.

We are accepting applications for the following grade levels:

  • 6th grade for Fall 2016-current 5th grade students applying for Fall 2016.
  • Current 6th -9th grade students for Spring 2016- These students would begin with us in January 2016.

Our application cycle for the 2016-2017 school year runs from October – December 11, 2015. There are three parts to our application process:

  1. Application Submission
  2. Entrance testing
  3. Interview

The deadline for applications to be submitted is December 11, 2015. Applications that are incomplete or that are not submitted by this firm deadline will not be processed. It is your responsibility to ensure that your application is complete at the time of submission.


The first step in applying to our campus is attending one of our mandatory parent information sessions. Reservations are not required and you may attend any session that best suits your needs. All sessions begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. and families should plan to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the session. Latecomers will not be allowed to enter the session once it has begun.

Please click here to access the session dates and times.


The next step in the admissions process is completing your application for admission.

Click here to download our 2016-2017 application for admission.

Notice that in addition to completing the application for admission you must attach copies of the following documentation:

  • Two Teacher letters of recommendation- to be submitted in a sealed envelope. 
  • Most recent STAAR (Texas applicants) or other standardized test score results (private/out of state)
  • Most recent report card
  • Attendance record from the last and current school year
  • Three stamped envelopes with a current address written clearly on them with the applicant’s name written on the bottom left side


Once you are ready to submit your complete application you may do so in one of the following ways:

  • Bring it to the information session you attend
  • Stop by campus between 8:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. daily or by 5:00 pm on December 11, 2015. No application will be accepted after 5:00 p.m.
  • Mail it to us at: YWLA Admissions, 2123 W. Huisache Ave., San Antonio, TX 78201. Applications postmarked after 11:59 p.m., December 11, 2015 will not be accepted.


Our admissions process has several steps associated with it and we have created a form for you to keep track of what you have submitted and when to expect to hear back from us. Click here to access our admissions timeline. 

A copy of the entire application packet can be accessed here

For more information on completing our application click on Helpful Tips and FAQs.