• Admissions at a Glance


    Vision

    • Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy graduates will enroll in and earn a post-secondary degree from a college or university.

    Mission

    • To develop globally competitive leaders by providing a rigorous, college - preparatory curriculum.

    History

    • Founded July 2009 
    • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

    Location

    • Located in the Riverside community of northwest Atlanta

    Facilities

    • Recently constructed, LEED certified building on 16 acres of land in Northwest Atlanta.

    Faculty

    • %Gifted certified 
    • %AP trained 
    • % with bachelor's 
    • % with master's 
    • % doctoral degrees

    Academics

    • All classes incorporate single gender strategies designed to engage and connect young women
    • 7 period bell schedule with an instructional focus period 
    • Currently serving grades 9-11 
    • Honors courses in every academic area 
    • AP courses: Human Geography, World History, U.S. History, Environmental Science and Literature 
    • Foreign Languages: Spanish and Latin 
    • Capstone projects on each grade level 
    • Research partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology 
    • National Beta Club 
    • National Honor Society 
    • Two rigorous pathways: Biotechnology and Engineering

    Technology

    • Computers available in every classroom, with additional instructional technology including Apple laptops carts, Ipads and document cameras


    • Campus-wide network includes both desktop and wireless connections 
    • Technology used in all areas of curriculum including foreign language, theme courses, and art

    Tuition

    • No Tuition for Atlanta Public Schools students 
    • Regular Education: $9,612 
    • Special Education: 10,000

    Parent Involvement

    Parents are the backbone of the CSKYWLA community. Our PTSA fundraises to support the vision and mission of CSKYWLA. In addition, our parents host several special events for our community including Screen on the Green, Teacher Appreciation Week and many more. Parents are visible throughout the school on a daily basis as they enthusiastically volunteer to mentor and support our young women.

    Fine Arts

    • Currently offering band, chorus, dance and orchestra 
    • Annual winter and spring fine arts production 
    • Currently offering visual art and sculpture

    Sports

    • Volleyball, cross country, softball, basketball, track, soccer, swimming, golf and tennis
    • GHSA Region 4AAA 
    • Track sectionals 2012 
    • Parent and faculty softball and kickball teams 
    • Lacrosse Fall 2013