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Boys Hope Girls Hope St. Louis

  • Boys Hope Girls Hope St. Louis
  • 8027 Elinor Avenue
  • Richmond Heights, MO 63117
  • (314) 692-7477
  • 1977

Program Description

One of 18 affiliates across the United States and Latin America, Boys Hope Girls Hope St. Louis helps academically motivated middle and high school students rise above disadvantaged backgrounds and become successful in college and beyond.

Our goal is to graduate young people who are physically, emotionally and academically prepared for post-secondary education and a productive life, breaking the cycle of poverty. Boys Hope Girls Hope St. Louis utilizes the following elements to achieve our mission:

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
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 13%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 8%
  • Other: 12%
  • African American: 67%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 55
  • Middle School: 2
  • Elementary School: 2
  • Post-secondary: 9
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%