The deadline for students to submit applications to the Young Women’s Leadership Academy and the early college high schools in the Ysleta Independent School District is Friday, Jan. 20.
Applications are free and open to students who reside in El Paso County.
The Young Women’s Leadership Academy is recruiting current fifth-grade girls to begin sixth grade in the 2017-2018 school year. Applications and supplemental materials may be submitted at the YWLA campus, located at 7615 Yuma Drive. Parents are encouraged to contact the school at 915-434- 1300 for more information.
Applications to Valle Verde Early College High School, as well as Parkland Early College High School and Ysleta High School Early College Academy (pending official designation from the Texas Education Agency) are open to current eight-grade students to begin ninth grade in the 2017-2018 school year.
Students attending YISD schools may submit applications to their middle school counselor. Students who attend schools in other school districts may submit applications at any of the three early college high school programs. Applications and information are available Here.