In 2007, Cathedral of Faith welcomed University Preparatory Academy (UPA) to campus. Founded by Kurt Foreman and a group of former educators, UPA’s mission is to prepare 7-12th grade students in Santa Clara County to enter and excel in the best colleges and universities in the nation, with the training to assume leadership positions in their community. With over 600 students, UPA has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of America’s Best High Schools. Graduates attend renowned universities like Princeton, UCLA, New York University and UC Berkeley.