Project Description

Young Women’s Leadership Academy Primary at Page

Grades served for 2020-21: K-2nd (will expand to K-5th)

Lottery grade: K

Waitlist grades: 1st & 2nd

Principal: Delia McLerran

Phone: (210) 438-6525

Address: 401 Berkshire Ave, 78210

School Website

The Young Women’s Leadership Academy: Primary is San Antonio’s first public, all-girls, K-5 school with focuses on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math), social-emotional learning, and college preparation. YWLA Primary offers girls an engaging environment wherein they can learn at an accelerated rate, experience hands-on STEAM projects, and cultivate their leadership. Offering kindergarten through second grade in 2020-2021, YWLA Primary will phase in a grade level each year to become a K-5 campus. The campus is open to all girls in Bexar County in eligible grades. Admission for YWLA Primary will be based on a lottery system.

  • San Antonio’s first public, all-girls K-5 school
  • Accelerated, hands-on, STEAM-focused learning
  • Social-emotional learning and college preparation

AVID, Gifted & Talented, Leadership Focus, Social-Emotional Learning, College Preparation • STEAM • Art, Music, Latin • Special Education: PBIS

The Witte Museum, Girl Scouts of South Texas, Young Women’s Preparatory Network, Girls, Inc., YMCA Challenge Program

Arts & Crafts, Piano Club, Robotics, Rock’n’Reading, Theatre Arts

The District is hosting Choice Information Sessions. Parents, come learn about the Choice Application Process and how to apply for the 2020-21 school year. Light refreshments will be served, and Spanish interpretation will be available. No RSVP is necessary. We hope to see you there! Schedule below:

  • Thursday, February 6  |  9-10 AM  |  Pickett Academy (cafeteria)
    • General information on Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session. 
  • Thursday, February 20  |  5-6 PM  |  Rodriguez Montessori Elementary
    • General information on Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Rodriguez Montessori staff will be present at this session to give details about the school.
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.
  • Saturday, March 28  |  9-10 AM  | Burnet Learning Center (cafeteria)
    • Round 2 Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.
  • Monday, April 27  |  5-6 PM  | Burnet Learning Center (cafeteria)
    • Round 2 Choice School & Program options, application/waitlist process
    • Families may apply online or complete a paper application at this session.