With a model that sends nearly 90% of inner-city children to college, Epiphany Prep is a K-8 school in southeast San Diego. Epiphany Prep is committed to initiating a new way of educating inner-city children that will transform students through innovative learning and preparation for the 21st century in college, career and life. Our educational philosophy is unique because of the following ways in which we will deliver proven and successful educational best practices.
We believe that at the center of what it means to be an educated person in the 21st Century are our 4 pillars (transformational, innovative, entrepreneurial and whole child) which are the research-based principles inspiring our decisions about learning and teaching.
Transformational Education Pillar
Philosophy of "All Students Will Achieve" their full potential.
High expectations including an 8-hour school day and extended year.
60-90 minutes of daily teacher team instructional/vertical articulation collaboration.
Innovative Education Pillar
Relentless focus on building a strong college and career culture.
Break-through Blended Learning technology program (using accelerated learning software).
Dual language immersion.
Entrepreneurial Education Pillar
Rigorous and accelerated instructional strategies.
Higher order thinking, goal setting and Project Based Learning.
Extended instructional blocks, and Humanities and STEM integration.
Whole Child Education Pillar
Nurturing the intellect, character, and spirit of students.
Virtues/classical literature curriculum, proactive counseling, and Service Learning.
Community and family partnerships and parent/guardian educational opportunities.