See Yourself At Young Women's Academy
Young Women's STEAM Research & Preparatory Academy is a NewTech Network (NTN) partner school leading with innovation in education. With the support of NTN, the Academy focuses on "Deeper Learning" experiences where our students are engaged in a curriculum that accentuates their female perspective, providing the tools needed to create change within the local community and in our global society. She will participate in real-world, rigorous activities that will prepare her for post-secondary success, including personal and professional academic and career goals. The NTN Model focuses on four pillars: 1.) Outcomes that Matter; 2.) Teaching that Engages; 3.) Technology that Enables; 4.) Culture that Empowers... ultimately, leading lives of impact.
The Academy is an all-inclusive, first, all-girls school in the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) and the first-single-gender NTN Academy in the nation. It is statistically proven that females do better academically in single-gender schools and are offered greater leadership opportunities than peers in coed schools. At least 80% of all girl schools graduates wil hold a four-year degree, where 2/3 expect to earn a graduate or professional degree. Most importantly, according to the National Coalition of Girls Schools, most all-girls schools feel supported by their administration (83% compared to 63% at coed schools), teachers (95% compared to 84%), and peers (90% compared to 73%).
The El Paso Independent School District also recognizes that minority women are underrepresented in the STEM field. Therefore, the district created a place for the Young Women's STEAM Academy to cultivate females to provide opportunities that bridge the minority-majority gap in the field of STEM.
Here at Young Women's Academy, we are excited to welcome new students to our school and empower them to use their voice and become change-makers who will lead!