• summer session

    Our students experience homelessness year round so this summer has been filled with fun and enriching activities such as gardening, swim class, and ukulele lessons.
  • meet junior

    The staff looks after you, and they aren't judging us for what we've been through. I feel comfortable here and get my work done
    Junior, age 18
  • meet andrew

    I just love working here at Monarch. The kids teach me more than I teach them.
    Andrew, Director of Programs and Partnerships

Meet Andrew Schlegal

Director of Programs and Partnerships, Programs

Meet Jessica Nunez

Guidance Counselor, Programs

Meet Ebber Nava

Guidance Counselor, Programs

Meet Stacy Marshall

Development and Grants Manager, Programs

Meet Angela Curran

Volunteer Manager, Programs
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The mission of the Monarch School is to educate students impacted by homelessness and to help them develop hope for a future with the necessary skills and experiences for personal success.

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  • The Monarch School Approach

    Currently there are over 20,000 homeless students in San Diego County. Monarch School is dedicated to helping homeless students break the cycle of poverty through education. Our program addresses four key areas that are critical to our students’ success:

    • social growth

    • emotional growth

    • academic growth

    • life skills

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