The Journey to College Starts Here!

Help Us Break the Cycle of Poverty One Student at a Time

Our mission is to provide an exceptional education and comprehensive college-access programs for hardworking, low-income students over the course of 11 years, from middle school through college. NPA students represent the first generation in their families to earn a college education.

Serving over 220 low-income youth: 65 middle school students, 80 in high school and 80 in college.

Middle School:

  • Our middle school students perform over 1200 hours of community service each year
  • 98% annual student attendance rate
  • All of our students are low-income and qualify for free or reduced lunch.
  • With an extended-school day (ten hours) and an extended year (11 months), our students commit to 35% additional school hours
  • A highly effective 6:1 student to faculty ratio

High School:

  • More than 99% of our students earn a high school diploma. High schools attended include: Bishop's, Cathedral, Francis Parker, High Tech High, Mater Dei, Mater Dei (Santa Ana), OLP, St. Augustine, Grauer, and more
  • Weekly College-prep workshops and academic tutoring
  • Comprehensive college application assistance and SAT & ACT prep
  • College campus toursSummer enrichment program for English and math

College:

  • Better than 90% of our students matriculate to a two- or four- year college or university
  • Academic, financial, personal, and scholarship support
  • Internship opportunities
  • NPA students from the Class of 2011 earned more than 35 acceptances to four-year colleges for the fall of 2015.
  • Colleges: Yale University, Creighton University, San Diego State University, St. Mary's College, Pitzer College, UCLA, University of San Francisco, and more
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Supported by 33 Donations:

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    Anonymous
    I Gave $100
    I am a high school teacher who enjoys the benefits of all your hard work. The Nativity Prep graduates are terrific. Thank you for all that you do.
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    I Gave $10
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  • Kelly C.
    I Gave $100
    Happy Birthday, Alchera!
  • Molly Ann M.
    I Gave $50
  • Isabel L.
    David and Isabel Lasky
  • Daniel G.
    I Gave $250
    Use your educational opportunities to better the world!
  • Bob M.
    I Gave $100
    Happy New Year to my BC High '84 classmate Brendan Sullivan!
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    I Gave $2,000
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  • Michael  O.
    I Gave $100
    US would be a better place if EVERY kid had this opportunity. Uniforms, manners and learning..Give EVERYONE a chance..not all survive
  • greg r.
    I Gave $500
    Montse/Mike Daniels
  • Mary & Russell  J.
    I Gave $500
    Mary and Russell Johnson of Coronado
  • Bill & Marie  S.
    I Gave $100
  • Mark S.
    I Gave $150
    For Margaret and John Sottosanti
  • Ben W.
    I Gave $250
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    Anonymous
    A portion of this is on behalf of Kenny Jones who requested that his Christmas gift from us be a donation to his favorite charity.
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  • Barry L.
    I Gave $200
  • Gino B.
    I Gave $500
    Gino and Christine Barra
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    Anonymous
    I Gave $10
    So much love for my Nativity family!
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  • Judith C.
    I Gave $50
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    Anonymous
    I Gave $1,000
    Be bold! Aim high!