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Breakthrough Houston

  • Breakthrough Houston
  • 2401 Claremont Lane
  • Houston, TX 77019
  • (713) 850-4031
  • 1995
  • Kurchi Basu
  • College Bound Program Director
  • (832) 409-2278

Program Description

Breakthrough Houston is an educational program that puts motivated students from underserved areas on the path to college. Why? Because at Breakthrough, we envision a day when all children have equitable access to quality education and teachers committed to their success. Check out our website with sections about Summer, School Year, and College Bound programs to learn more. Breakthrough's mission is to prepare students who possess high academic potential, but limited educational resources, for competitive high school programs and college admission. In addition, we train talented college and high school students for careers in education.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • 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
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 300
  • Middle School: 480
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Between 25% and 50%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Saint Edward's University
  • Texas A & M University-College Station
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Houston

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 94%
  • 4-yr College Graduation: 85%