Member of the Young Women’s Preparatory Network

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Our campus is built upon the core values of
College Readiness, Responsible Leadership, and Wellness Life Skills.

YWLA is the first, all-girl, college-preparatory public school in West Texas.

Our ultimate goal is to have 100% of students attend and graduate college.

The majority of our young women will be first-generation college students.

Our school leaders promote the ideals of limitless possibilities for young women.

Imagine the Possibilities


Our young women are exceeding academic expectations and proving all students, regardless of their background or socio-economic status, can excel if given the right opportunity.

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Information Sessions

The Young Women’s Leadership Academy would like to invite you and your fifth-grade daughter to learn more about the academy and the application process for the 2019-2020 school year at one of our information sessions.

9 am - Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018
YISD Central Office, 9600 Sims Dr.

6 pm - Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
YWLA, 7615 Yuma Dr.

9 am - Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018
YISD Central Office, 9600 Sims Dr.

10:15 am - Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018
YISD Central Office, 9600 Sims Dr. (Spanish)

6 pm - Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
YWLA, 7615 Yuma Dr.

6 pm - Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018
YWLA, 7615 Yuma Dr.

9 am - Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019
YISD Central Office, 9600 Sims Dr.

6 pm - Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019
YWLA, 7615 Yuma Dr.

Attendance at an information session is required to begin the application process.