Mobilizing the Village

The current


At U Prep we believe every child deserves a life of opportunity. Unfortunately, that is not the current reality for the majority of children in Colorado.

According to the Colorado Development Council 2018 Colorado Talent Pipeline Report*, 74% of jobs in our state in 2020 will require post-secondary credentials. Right now, only 42 out of every 100 9th graders go on to pursue post-secondary education, 32 return for their second year, and 25 finish with a credential. This is a crisis for the children in our communities who we know are fully capable of becoming next generation leaders, but aren’t being set up for success. It doesn’t have to be this way.

The K-12 Through College Talent Pipeline in Colorado
U Prep Offers a


Our students, like all children, are brilliant, beautiful and absolutely capable of achieving. When they win, and live up to their potential, we all win – our community, our city, our state, our country, and our world.

We know that where a child starts in elementary school absolutely determines where they go as adults. We need your help to continue the incredible work our scholars, families and team are doing each and every day to ensure our children thrive.

A gift to University Prep public charter schools is more than buying crayons and keeping the lights on. It’s a donation that makes dreaming possible.

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I wouldn’t take my girls anywhere else in the city. The teachers are caring and the main focus is preparing children for college. I feel like all schools should be like University Prep.

Danitra Johnson

U Prep Parent