“Become limit breakers and do not be average. Once you graduate from De Marillac, everyone will have lots of expectations from you, so never, ever, be afraid to become extraordinary.” - Nicu, Class of 2007
We believe that neighborhood of residence and socio-economic status should not determine a child’s access to quality education or ultimate success in life.
"I am extremely thankful for the continued support that the Graduate Support Program has given me and my former classmates." - Kim, Class of 2005
Small class sizes and a 12:1 student to teacher ratio promote intensive, individualized attention.
"Because of DMA, I am attending a high school I never thought I would attend." - Julissa, Class of 2013
90% of all De Marillac graduates have completed high school successfully or are still in school, compared to local high school graduation rates of less than 68% among similar students.
On Wednesday, August 24th, De Marillac Academy had the opportunity to share it’s mission with some folks from Microsoft during our Corporate Day of Service. Our campus is open to corporations seeking to find fulfillment beyond their typical work day; usually, groups between 5- 10 people join our students for a one-on-one, 2 hour service, participating in … Continue reading
Each fall at De Marillac Academy, we open our doors to friends, supporters and new visitors to showcase our transformative work with the children, youth and families of the Tenderloin at our Back-to-School Reception. This year, in De Marillac’s 16th year of service, we will be highlighting stories of the “journey” of our students and graduates. Our Reception’s program will include the debut of the video, “Grit“, produced by Heist, followed by a panel of graduates responding to questions from our students about their journey. Please join us to build community, enjoy refreshments, tour the school, and meet students, graduates, faculty and staff.Read More...