San Pasqual Academy is a first-in-the-nation residential education campus designed specifically for foster teens. The Academy is located in Escondido, CA and provides foster teens with a stable, caring home, a quality, individualized education, and the skills needed for independent living.
The Academy opened in October 2001 and currently has a capacity to serve 184 youth.
The 238-acre campus features individual family-style homes, an on-site, accredited high school, a cafeteria, a technology and career information center, an auditorium, recreation fields, a gymnasium, a Health and Wellness Center, a Day Rehabilitation Clinic, and a swimming pool. The San Pasqual Fire Department is also on the campus and provides internship opportunities for the youth.
Teens live and learn at the Academy, as they prepare for college and/or a career path.
A Glimpse of San Pasqual Academy and San Pasqual Academy: A Bridge to Knowledge, Support and Hope videos are on-line!