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Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia

  • Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia
  • 34 West Coulter St.
  • Philadelphia, PA 19144
  • (215) 951-2398

Program Description

Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia is a six-year academic enrichment program that builds a path from middle school to college for low-income students from PhiladelphiaÂ?s public schools. Breakthrough also inspires talented high school and college students to become educators and engaged citizens by giving them responsibility for teaching in its programs.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 200
  • Middle School: 100
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Drexel University
  • Saint Joseph's University
  • Swarthmore College

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 94%