Project Description

Young Women’s Leadership Academy Primary at Page

Grades served for 2021-22: K-3rd (will expand to K-5th)

Lottery grade: K

Waitlist grades: 1st-3rd

Principal: Jennifer Elwood

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

District Info Sessions:

San Antonio ISD is hosting the following virtual Live Q&A sessions on the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Facebook page. Questions may be sent ahead of time by direct message through the Facebook page or by email to Participants will be able to post questions directly to the live chat during the Q&A session. Families are invited to view the informational video posted each morning prior to the session. For more information, visit the SAISD Choice Schools & Programs Events page on Facebook here.

  • Tuesday, October 20, 2020  |  5 PM
  • Wednesday, November 4, 2020  |  5 PM
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020  |  5 PM
  • Thursday, January 21, 2021  |  5 PM
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021  |  5 PM
  • Saturday, March 27, 2021  |  10 AM
  • Tuesday, May 4, 2021  |  10 AM

School Info Sessions: 

YWLA Primary at Page is hosting the following virtual Parent Information Sessions. Contact the school directly with any questions. Use this link to register for any session below. A Zoom link and passcode will be provide upon registration.

  • Thursday, November 12, 2020  |  5:30 PM
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020  |  5:30 PM
  • Tuesday, December 15, 2020  |  5:30 PM
  • Thursday, January 21, 2021  |  5:30 PM
  • Thursday, January 28, 2021  |  5:30 PM  *Spanish interpretation will be available at this session.