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Q. What is a charter school?
Find out about charter schools on the Texas Education Agency website.

Q. How old does my child have to be to enroll?
Students must be 5 years old by September 1 of the enrolling year to enroll in Kinder.

Q. What is the philosophy at Jubilee-Livingway?
Jubilee-Livingway is committed to the goal of excellence in education for all children. To achieve our goal, we will meet the needs of our students through the development of a strong academic program consisting of basic skills in reading, writing, and math with the opportunity for challenge beyond the basics. We foster the positive character traits of self-esteem and self-discipline which will promote pride and responsibility in the students for their community and their country.

Q. Are there uniforms?
Uniforms are mandatory for all students at Jubilee Academies. The dress code is as follows: Regular Khaki or navy blue bottoms and Polo shirts will be solid colors: navy blue or white with the school logo embroidered on the left from side.

Q. Is Jubilee-Livingway free of charge?
Yes, Jubilee-Livingway is a tuition-free public charter school.

Q. What are the school hours?
Elementary: 8:00 a.m. to 3:15p.m. Breakfast is served from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Students who are not in their classroom by 8:00 a.m. are considered late and need to register at the front office. Parents are required to accompany them and walk them to their building. The earliest time to drop off students is 7:15 a.m. 

Students who are not picked-up by 3:30 p.m. will be placed in after school care and charged a fee of $10 dollars per day

Q. Is there an application process?
Yes, please complete an application on-line application. Find more information in the Enroll Now! page. 

Q. What are the extra-curricular activities?
Livingway Leadership Academy has several extra-curricular activities including: runners club, basketball, volleyball, and cheerleading. 

Q. Where is Jubilee-Livingway located?
350 Ruben Torres Blvd, Brownsville, Texas, 78520

Q. Are the teachers certified?
Yes. For more information please view the Highly Qualified Report.

Q. What grade levels are at Livingway Leadership Academy?
Kinder through Fifth Grade.

Q. What is the student to teacher ratio?

Q. What curriculum is used at Livingway Leadership Academy?
Livingway Leadership Academy is based on the State of Texas required standards (TEKS).

Q. What is the average class size?
The average class size is 18 students.

Q. How long has Livingway Leadership Academy been open?
Jubilee-Livingway opened in August of 2011.