Jubilee Academic Center - Harlingen, TX


McAllen, TX

Harlingen Leadership Academy (HLA) is located on Expressway 83 in Harlingen.  HLA serves students from Prekindergarten through 5th grade. HLA is a campus within the Jubilee Academic Center (JAC) District in San Antonio.  JAC  began as a private Christian school. Under the leadership of Jesse Morales, on January 8, 2000, Jubilee received its charter and began operation as an open-enrollment, public charter school serving 65 San Antonio students from Kindergarten through 11th grade.   In 2001, under the leadership of Tom Koger, JAC celebrated its first graduating class of 4 students.   In 2002, Mr. Daniel Amador joined the JAC  team as the principal and later as the Principal/Superintendent.  In 2011 JAC opened 3 campuses in the Rio Grande Valley and 1 in Kingsville.

In 2011-2012 HLA opened its doors under the leadership of RGV Assistant Superintentendent, George Banda, Associate Director Mr. John Jacobson and Principal, Dr. Cindy Sadler.  The first year HLA served 92 students.  This year, 2012-2013, HLA has experienced a 40% increase and serves 140 students in grades Pre-Kinder thru 5th.

Business ID: 4000046275 | Universal ID: ae71aa5d-73d9-5da1-acd9-3a0ec0afa88d

4501 W Expressway 83 Harlingen, TX 78552

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