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Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach County, Inc.

  • Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach County, Inc.
  • 800 Northpoint Parkway
    Suite 204
  • West Palm Beach, FL 33407
  • 1971
  • Mary Ford
  • College and Career Readiness Coordinator
  • (561) 683-3287

Program Description

We work with students to prepare them for college and careers. We mentor and support them with applications for college and scholarships. We also tutor them in all subjects including the ACT and SAT. We also assist with job placement, workshops, professional development and conduct college tours. Our student range from 6-12 grade. We support them with transitioning to college and follow up with students during college. We have workshops in STEM and expose students to the cultural arts and wellness.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 456
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 2855

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Kent State University at Kent
  • Palm Beach State College
  • University of Florida
  • University of South Florida: Tampa Campus