COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:
Our staff and faculty have created a first-class online experience for our students and we are committed to returning to campus as soon as it is safe to do so. We will be hosting Catholic School Virtual Open Houses on September 8th, 9th and 10th. We will be hosting Public School Virtual Open Houses on September 15th and 16th Learn More
- Academicsgrade A
- Diversitygrade B+
- Teachersgrade B
- College Prepgrade A+
- Clubs & Activitiesgrade C
- Sportsgrade B
Mission College Prep is a Catholic college prep high school for young men and women in the Diocese of Monterey. We are located on the central coast of California in the town of San Luis Obispo, which is mid-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Approximately half of our 312 students come from three area Catholic grammar schools, while our other students come from 26 other schools locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
99% of MCP Seniors go directly to college or university.
SAT, ACT and AP scores exceeed state and national averages.
Robust Theatre Arts, Music, and Studio Art programs are offered.
Over 20 courses available in Math and Science.
70% of students participate in Athletics.
Legacy of winning - 49 CIF Athletic Championship Titles
Over 30 student-run clubs and activities
The Mission Prep Difference - Happy Students, Committed Teachers, Supportive Community, and a Culture of Care and Accountability.
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Culture & Safety
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
- Senior Off-Campus Lunch31%
- Battle of the Bands15%
- Sports Games15%
- NONE, all quite bland and exclusive8%
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 10 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 10 responses
Clubs & Activities
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 7 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 7 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 7 responses
Living in the Area
- Cost of Livinggrade D
- Good for Familiesgrade A minus
- Housinggrade C minus