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Scholars Today, Change-Makers Tomorrow
Breakthrough serves more than 10,000 middle and high school students throughout 24 communities nationwide. The results of their commitment, paired with the support of their community and our nationwide team of inspired educators are extraordinary.
BREAKTHROUGH STUDENTS ARE…
50% MORE LIKELY TO DIRECTLY ENROLL IN A 4-YEAR COLLEGE
Breakthrough students are 50% more likely to directly enroll in a four-year college or university than high school graduates nationwide, regardless of socio-economic background. Once they enroll, they graduate at the same rate as their high-income peers.
A NETWORK OF OVER 40,000 PROGRAM
Over the past four decades, Breakthrough has helped over 40,000 program participants, and currently there are over 3,000 enrolled in college.
ABLE TO EARN $1M MORE OVER A LIFETIME
Students with a college degree make an average of $1M more over a lifetime than students without higher education.
SUPPORTING OUR SCHOLARS FROM MIDDLE SCHOOL THROUGH COLLEGE GRADUATION
Our network of alumni spans several generations of college graduates who are now educators, leaders, and change-makers across many private and public sector industries.