• meet junior

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

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

    The Monarch School Approach

    The number of homeless families with children continues to grow, and it is a very real crisis for the children and our community. Currently there are more than 18,000 homeless students in our county, according to the San Diego County office of Education.

    • social growth

    • emotional support

    • academic assistance

    • life skills

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