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Breakthrough Silicon Valley

  • Breakthrough Silicon Valley
  • c/o Hoover Middle School 1635 Park Avenue
  • San Jose, CA 95126
  • (408) 287-6357

Program Description

Our Mission is to prepare academically motivated middle school students with limited educational opportunities for success in rigorous college-preparatory high school programs and entry into four-year colleges and to prepare outstanding high school and college students to enter 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
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 266
  • Middle School: 221
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
  • Georgetown University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Stanford University
  • University of California-Davis
  • University of Redlands
  • University of South Florida-Main Campus

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 86%