There is still time to enroll with The Foundation for Hispanic Education’s (TFHE) three amazing public charter high schools. Don’t let the date on the calendar deter you! Committed to our mission to identify, understand, and address the educational opportunity gap through innovation and collaboration, over 1,000 TFHE students have gone on to attend two-and four-year academic institutions and become change agents in local communities.
Our mission at our three tuition-free public high schools is: to address educational needs, support cultural awareness, emphasize individual abilities, and to curate paths to success for every student we serve. We offer so many learning avenues -- we are definitely the right fit for you. Here’s more about our three different yet tremendous public high schools serving grades 9-12:
With our focus on bi-literate educational programs, Latino College Prep Academy (LCPA) fills a unique niche. We provide time and focus for our public charter high school students - to reach the academic level of English that is critical for postsecondary educational opportunities, academic achievement, and passing standardized tests. LCPA enhances Latino students’ chances of succeeding academically and completing a college degree with our innovative curriculum, capable faculty, and nurturing environment. LCPA is a highly sought after, rewarding public education option for each and every student in grades 9-12; especially English Language Learners.
Luis Valdez Leadership Academy (LVLA) is a culturally sustaining, college-prep high school with a focus on college readiness, community driven programming, and the Arts. At LVLA, we specialize in Visual and Performing Arts alongside our commitment to rigorous academics and a lifelong passion for learning. We equip our LVLA students with the skills needed for social transformation and academic success at four-year colleges, universities, local community colleges, and rewarding careers. ¡Vamos Leones!
The Roberto Cruz Leadership Academy (RCLA) empowers students to become community leaders and socially conscious educators. RCLA implements a rigorous Teacher Academy that integrates technology, real-world projects, community values, bi-literacy, and personalized learning. Through our focus on developing leaders, RCLA graduates students prepared to succeed in a university setting and to serve the needs of diverse communities. RCLA aims to educate students through college preparatory courses that enable academic literacy, critical thinking, effective communication and independent problem solving. Our RCLA students are change agents; spearheading accessible education and social justice alongside a strong commitment to community.
Home Away from Home
Outdoor spaces on our 10.5 acre campus include zones for recreation and for relaxing -- including athletic fields, training centers, a rose garden, picnic area, bike storage, a playground and ample outside seating. Coming soon -- our multi-purpose building with space for 400+ at assemblies, fundraisers, orientations and meals.
Not Too Late to Have it ALL
TFHE’s three public high schools offer learning and leadership experiences outside of the classroom. We invite 9th-12th grade students to join our vibrant academic learning environments and experience incredible personal growth with our exciting campus clubs and leadership opportunities:
- Associated Student Body/Student Government
- Clubs: Interscholastic Flag Football, MESA/Robotics, Adventurers, GSA, Joven Noble, Journalism, Video Gaming, Philosophy/Debate, Art, and Boxing
- World Travelers: Trips to Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, and North America
- Jaguar Ambassadors: Leadership training and Experiential Learning
- Active Campus Life: Festivals, Dances, Movie Nights, Rallies, Lunchtime Activities, Fun Attractions, and more!
The Foundation for Hispanic Education(TFHE) envisions a world in which all English Language Learning high school students have the opportunity to learn in an environment that addresses their educational needs, supports cultural awareness, emphasizes their abilities, and provides a path to success. We are committed to identifying, understanding, and addressing the Latino education achievement gap through innovation and collaboration. TFHE continually funds and provides resources to support regional initiatives that are innovating and tackling some of the most pressing educational issues facing underrepresented communities. Enroll tuition-free at one of our three charter high schools today!