Young Women's Leadership Academy

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2123 W Huisache Ave

San Antonio, TX 78201

(210) 732-4851

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Grades: 6 - 11

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 331

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

26 Parent Reviews for Young Women's Leadership Academy

My school is amazing! I am currently in the 7th grade and I have learned so much in the past years. We have basketball, volleyball, tennis, and track.. Our teams play really great- undefeated! There is no bullying at this school and it may seem as if being in a all girls school is no fun- but I have ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/06/13

Ywla well what can I say about it. Well for starters I am currently a sixth grader there and right now I absolutely love this school. The work is a lot but they break it down for you. The teachers there are wonderful. They are polite, nice, and supporting. Especially my principal, I know I've only ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/31/13

As a grandparent I attend the initial organizational meetings and was highly impressed. My granddaughter attended YWLA middle school and it was exceptional. However, when the change in principals occured, the school suffered. The subjects offered at the high school level are very limited. Decisions ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/22/13

This school is wonderful and ranked #1 in Texas middle school. It is hard but one thing your daughter will be college ready. Teachers are very caring and is welling to help the girls out even after hours. My daughter loves the school and enjoys playing sports for the school. I know when my daughter leaves ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/17/13

The Young Women Leadership Academy is one of the best schools here in San Antonio, Texas In fact, the middle school was just recently ranked #1 in Texas. The school focuses on education so that your daughter can be successful in the future. I am going on my fifth year here at YWLA and everything that ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/16/13

This is an outstanding school, this is my daughter's third year attending and she has no intention of leaving. It is a small school as of today 333 students enrolled with 100 joining every year (6th graders). Just click on the test scores tab above this posting read them and then read the negative ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/06/13

This school causes too much stress. College students getting a PhD don't even have half of the stress that YWLA students do, and they are ADULTS. This school is a night mare and about 90 % of the student body will agree that they hate this school and only stay because they are being forced to, but would ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/02/12

I am a student at YWLA and more likely the only one that stayed at the school and now is writing a review. I'm going to be a 9th grader this year and i started the school at 6th grade. I personally LOVE this school. Yes there is tons of work you have to do, however it pays off cause I got a really high ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/21/12

Strong principal; excellent communication; wonderful teachers; impressive resources and connections; highest academic standards - absolutely satisfied

Posted by a parent on 07/30/12

My daughter has really done well at this school. The teacher are dedicated and they never stop. They work so hard and have such faith in our girls. The partnership with the UT Health Science Center has added a new dimension to the girls experience in science and medicine. I am so glad my daughter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/16/12

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Test scores for Young Women's Leadership Academy

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Test Year: 2011
Young Women's Leadership Academy
San Antonio Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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San Antonio schools — Young Women's Leadership Academy is located at 2123 W Huisache Ave, San Antonio TX 78201. 2123 W Huisache Ave is in the 78201 ZIP code in San Antonio, TX The school district for Young Women's Leadership Academy is the San Antonio Isd. Young Women's Leadership Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 11.
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