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Mission College Preparatory Catholic High School
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  • Private, Catholic
  • SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA

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

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

682 PALM ST
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93401
About Mission College Preparatory Catholic High School...

Applying

Application Deadline
October 31
Application Fee
$35
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$16,550
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid
$8,000
From Mission College Preparatory Catholic High School

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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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1240
90 responses
Average ACT
28
48 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 14 responses
  • Senior Off-Campus Lunch
    29%
  • Sports Games
    21%
  • Battle of the Bands
    14%
  • graduating
    7%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • NONE, all quite bland and exclusive
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
323
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Poll
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 11 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
38%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
13%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
13%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$58,546
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,611
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$662,300
National
$229,800

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