Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy


1. Access student's online account through

On Wednesday August 21, Garcia YMLA held its traditional tie-tying ceremonies.

Huge congratulations to Garcia YMLA students who not only met standard with Texas Education Agency (TEA) in 2018-19, but exceeded last year's scores!

The Central Texas Food Banks is bringing free, healthy food to your community.

Distributions occur on the second Tuesday of every month.

  • Tuesday May 14
  • Tuesday June 11
  • Tuesday July 9
  • Tuesday August 13

Time: 8-9a.m.

Garcia YMLA has been selected as one of fifty middle schools to join the Verizon Innovative Learning schools initiative in 2019-20. The initiative will give every student and teacher at Garcia a device and up to a four-year data plan.

On Monday January 14, we held a memorial service celebrating the life of our namesake, Gus Garcia, who passed away in December. 

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.

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!