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Scholarship Prep Approved to Expand to Serve TK-12th Grade Students in San Bernardino County

Scholarship Prep Approved to Expand to Serve TK-12th Grade Students in San Bernardino County

Posted by Scholarship Prep on May 03, 2024 in General News

Scholarship Prep Public Charter School is thrilled to announce the approval of a countywide TK-12th grade charter by the San Bernardino County Board of Education trustees. This momentous decision paves the way for our award-winning academic, arts, and athletics program to extend its reach and serve the diverse communities of San Bernardino County.

“Having grown up in San Bernardino County (Ontario), I have always sought the opportunity to give back to the community where I was raised. The approval of Scholarship Prep's charter school program makes that opportunity a reality. Our exceptional educational program and comprehensive wraparound supports will provide students with new opportunities to reach their maximum potential in our collegiate-inspired environment. I look forward to partnering with the San Bernardino County Department of Education to see the next generation reaching higher and dreaming bigger!” - Jason Watts, Executive Director and Co-founder of Scholarship Prep

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the San Bernardino County Board of Education trustees for their unwavering support and belief in our mission to provide innovative and inclusive educational opportunities to students across the region. Their endorsement underscores our commitment to academic excellence, and educating the whole child.

"Many constituents in my area have expressed their strong desire for additional educational options. I was excited to support an educational program that has a proven track record of success. The expansion of Scholarship Prep provides San Bernardino County families with access to high-quality education and specialized support for their children's needs, particularly those experiencing homelessness or in the foster care system. By increasing educational options, we are ensuring that every child in our community has the opportunity to excel and thrive." - San Bernardino County Board of Education Trustee Area B Fernandez-Loof* Area B includes the communities of Upland, Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, Montclair, Mt. Baldy, and portions of Fontana.

As we embark on this exciting journey, we are also pleased to announce our plans for a future Upland location, which will house a TK-8th grade school. We encourage interested families to sign up for our interest list at to receive updates and stay informed about our progress toward a 2025-2026 academic year opening.

Scholarship Prep Public Charter School is committed to providing a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every student can thrive academically, artistically, and athletically. As a free public charter school, Scholarship Prep is dedicated to serving all students. We provide a unique system of supports to ensure that students and families have what they need to thrive, connecting them to essential resources both inside and outside the classroom.

With the approval of our countywide charter, we are excited to embark on this new chapter and look forward to welcoming students and families from San Bernardino County into our vibrant community.

*The views expressed by Trustee Fernandez-Loof are her own and cannot be construed as representative of the San Bernardino County Board of Education.