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Chester County Futures, Inc.

  • Chester County Futures, Inc.
  • 704 Haywood Drive
  • Exton, PA 19341
  • 1996
  • Kim Dickinson
  • Student Programs Manager
  • 610-500-3042

Program Description

What We Do:

Chester County Futures (Futures) is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1996 which offers direct program support and services through after-school academic enrichment meetings, mentoring and post-secondary scholarship support.

Who We Serve:

We serve low-income Chester County students motivated to earn a high school diploma and post-secondary degree in order to break out of the familial cycle of poverty and become meaningful contributors to the communities in which they live. All of our students are considered low-income by national standards.

Where We Serve:

  • Coatesville Area School District
  • Kennett Consolidated School District
  • Oxford Area School District
  • Phoenixville Area School District

Services Provided

  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Other
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 25%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 49%
  • Other: 4%
  • African American: 22%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 210
  • Middle School: 87
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 159
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 95%