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Build Boston

  • Build Boston
  • 6 Beacon Street, Suite 415
  • Boston, MA 02108
  • 6176000532

Program Description

Through entrepreneurship-based, experiential learning, BUILD ignites the potential of youth in under-resourced communities and equips them for high school, college and career success. Today, BUILD operates programs in the San Francisco Bay Area, Washington, D.C. and Boston. We partner with 20 schools to serve nearly 1,200 students.

Success Stories

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Other
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 1%
  • White: 1%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 8%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 24%
  • Other: 15%
  • African American: 50%

Education Level and
Number of Students

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

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • ESL Students

First-Generation

  • More than 75%