Theory of Change: Academics
OF OUR GRADUATES COMPLETE HIGH SCHOOL ON TIME AND IMMEDIATELY ENROLL IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Through access to higher education, our students will not only change their lives for the better, but they will create a ripple effect and become change agents within their families, in their community, and throughout our nation.
COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS
Beginning in 6th grade, students begin preparation for higher education through our College and Career Readiness Program.
Following resources provided:
We provide important resources such as college campus tours, Career Nights, financial aid workshops, free Kaplan® SAT and ACT training courses, and individual academic counseling
TUTORING AND EDUCATION CENTERS
Tutoring and academic case management students receive remedial assistance in reading, math, science and test-taking skills. This approach raises grade-level proficiency in core subjects, keeping students on track for on-time high school graduation and college readiness.
THE NEXT STEP PROGRAM©
The Next Step© Program addresses the need to emphasize career exploration in grades 6-12 to inspire the longer term goals of persistence in college and workforce development. Our impactful middle school program inspires future visioning to motivate positive personal decision-making and academic achievement.
Most of our students, if eligible, receive merit-based college scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $10,000 over their college tenure.