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Explore Network

  • Explore Network
  • 20 Jay Street, Suite 504
  • Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • 718-749-8462
  • Karina Pleitez
  • Community Relations & Alumni Associate
  • 718-749-8462

Program Description

Explore Schools' mission is to support a network of K-8 public schools in under-served communities that provides students with the academic skills and critical-thinking abilities they need to succeed in a college-preparatory high school.

Services Provided

  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 1%
  • White: 1%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 3%
  • African American: 94%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 200
  • Middle School: 300
  • Elementary School: 1200
  • Post-secondary: 100
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Allegheny College
  • College of Staten Island CUNY
  • CUNY LaGuardia Community College
  • CUNY Medgar Evers College
  • CUNY New York City College of Technology
  • Hampton University
  • LIU Brooklyn - Long Island University
  • Morehouse College
  • Morrisville State College
  • St Francis College
  • St. John's University
  • SUNY College at Cortland
  • Syracuse University