Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy


We had a great morning welcoming our new sixth-grade brothers to Gar

Welcome back for another year of learning and brotherhood at Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy. Your administrators and teaching staff can't wait to welcome you back on August 20.

Attendance is important to us at Garcia. For our students to do well and succeed at school they need to be at school, on time, every day.

Back to school time is almost here and we can't wait to welcome you for another great year at Garcia YMLA!

We are so #YMLAproud of our amazing Assistant Principal, Ms Brandy Gratten, who was named AISD Assistant Principal of the Year at the Salute awards on Thursday May 17.

Find out more about the Healthy Summer Meals for Kids program running June 1 through August 30.

Check out the flier below, visit or text FOODTX or COMIDA to 877-877. 

Here is the most recent Parent and Family Engagement Connection newsletter for Texas in both English and Spanish.



Read on for recent news from Garcia YMLA!

Keep up to date with all the latest Gus Garcia YMLA happenings in our Feburary newsletter!

Please read the attached letter concerning start and finish times due to AISD's District of Innovation designation.



Come out and enjoy the evening with your Garcia family!

Food, entertainment, raffle drawings, information.

A message from our Superintendent, Dr. Paul Cruz. Please take the time to go out and vote.

Please remember that Gus Garcia YMLA, along with the other schools in the LBJ Vertical Team will be closed on Monday September 25.

Thank you all so much for your contribution to our Canned Food and Water Drive!

We had a great morning welcoming our new brothers to Garcia YMLA on Tuesday August 22!

Gus Garcia community! 

We currently have vacancies on our PTSA for a Parliamentarian and a Vice President of Programs.

We're getting ready for another great year at Gus Garcia YMLA - welcome back for 2017/18! 

For the 2016-17 academic year, every student will need the following items:

(4) composition notebooks - college rule

(3) 1-subject spiral notebooks - college rule

(2) 3-prong folders with pockets

(1) 3-subject spiral notebook - college rule

A special congratulations to Garcia YMLA principal, Sterlin McGruder, for being honored with the Whitney Young Award by Boys Scouts of America. The award was given to Mr. McGruder for his work within the community.