Jaguar Student Life

The Jaguar Experience - A Journey of Discovery


Roberto Cruz Leadership Academy offers learning and leadership experiences outside of the classroom.  We invite your child down this wonderful path of academic and personal growth.  

  • Associated Student Body/Student Government 
  • Clubs: Interscholastic Flag Football, MESA/Robotics, Adventurers, Somos Familia, Video Gaming, Philosophy/Debate
  • After-School Opportunities: Google Code Artists, Photography, Jiu-Jitsu, Strength Conditioning, Fashion & Design, 
  • Jaguar 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!

To learn more about Student Life at RCLA, please contact Principal Claudia Moreno ([email protected])
Jaguar Ambassadors


There are no finer representatives of Roberto Cruz Leadership Academy and what we stand for than the Jaguar Ambassadors. These young leaders engage in regular, real-life leadership situations that include: public speaking, networking, event coordination, and how to work as a team. 

The Jaguar Ambassadors represent RCLA off campus as well, networking with a community that they will one day work in.  In addition to real-life experience, students receive training and mentorship by a cadre of educators and professionals. For more information on how to become a Jaguar Ambassador, please contact us at [email protected] and [email protected].

Associated Student Government 


For more information on the Associated Student Government, please contact Lindsey Perez ([email protected])
MESA Schools Programs


Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) helps thousands of educationally disadvantaged students to become engineers, scientists, and other math-based professionals urgently needed by industry. RCLA offers the MESA Schools Program to students who are interested in becoming future STEM Majors in College.  
For more information on the MESA Schools Program, please contact Sarita Indukar at [email protected].  
Jaguar World Travelers


The Travel Club provides students with the opportunity to travel abroad. Students have the chance to visit countries like Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, and Thailand. Students involved in the club learn about the countries they are visiting and also get a chance to fundraise.
The next travel opportunity for our Jaguars is to South Korea in 2025.

Anime Club

In Anime Club, students may watch, draw or discuss anime and related topics pertaining to the genre. Anime, also known as Japanimation, is an art form and a huge part of Japanese culture and entertainment for all ages.

This part of Japanese culture is finally becoming more mainstream here in the United States.  Fully animated features with character development, Japanese folklore, history, martial arts, science fiction, and visually advanced imagery are all part of Anime.