“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.
By 5th Grade Teacher, Ms. Liana Vantrease Walking through San Francisco’s Tenderloin District every morning to get to school, I am constantly reminded of the overwhelming amount of poverty in the area. I walk by the Housing Projects which a number of our families live in, pass lines of people waiting for meals at the … Continue reading