Young Women's Leadership Academy

  • Young Women's Leadership Academy serves 464 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Young Women's Leadership Academy placed in the top 1% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Young Women's Leadership Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Young Women's Leadership Academy's student population of 464 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Young Women's Leadership Academy is ranked within the top 1% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Young Women's Leadership Academy is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1 out of 7953 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
93%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
4%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.130.64
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Antonio Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Young Women's Leadership Academy is Jefferson High School (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Woodlawn Academy (0.6 miles away)
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