Students interested in enrolling at Youth Connection Leadership Academy High School should complete the STUDENT INTEREST FORM below and/or visit the school to submit documents and complete a paper application (if needed).

Students will be scheduled for an orientation session.

All students enrolling at YCLA must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be 16-21
  • Must have enough credits to graduate before the age of 21.
  • Students must live in the city of Chicago.
  • Students must possess a desire to buy into our school’s mission and vision.

Students must submit the following:

  • Transcripts
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Social Security card
  • Proof of Address
  • Proof of Income
  • IEP (if applicable)
  • Immunization records

If you have any questions about enrollment, email our registrar at