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CAPS (College Access and Persistence Support)

  • CAPS (College Access and Persistence Support)
  • 9612 N Crestwood Ct
  • Mequon, WI 53092
  • Judy Shane
  • CAPS co-founder
  • (414) 491-3308

Program Description

CAPS (College Access and Persistence Support) works with select high school seniors at Bay View and Washinton High Schools in Milwaukee Wisconsin who are mainly first generation, minority and low socioeconomic students. We help them with the college application process, FAFSA and scholarship applications. We then follow them their first two years of college.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 25
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • More than 75%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • Marquette University
  • Morehouse College
  • Mount Mary University
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater