“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.
The success of De Marillac Academy students and graduates is the subject of Lasallian research conducted by a Saint Mary’s College team, led by Educational Leadership Professor Rebecca Proehl. In an 80-page paper, “De Marillac Academy: Perseverance, Purpose, and Promise,” the researchers document the school’s use of the concept of grit, measured by student traits like curiosity, … Continue reading