Breakthrough gets results
Our graduates defy the statistics in their communities as we set them on the life-changing path toward college. And hands-on teaching experiences in Breakthrough classrooms prepare and inspire our teaching fellows to make a difference through careers in education.
99% of students who complete our program attend college; 98% are accepted by four-year universities; 89% attend four-year universities.
100% of our high school students take high level college preparatory courses including Honors, Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses.
88% of our students maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Surveys of students and parents:
98% of parents say that Breakthrough positively impacted their child’s attitude toward learning and goals for attending college.
94% of students report that Breakthrough is a meaningful and positive experience that helps them be prepared for school.
Survey RESULTS (2016-2018):
85% report an increased interest in pursuing an education career following their summer with Breakthrough Silicon Valley.
99% report feeling better prepared to pursue an education in career following their summer with Breakthrough Silicon Valley.