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STEP

  • STEP
  • 5021 North 20th Street #10782
  • Phoenix, AZ 85016
  • (602) 571-1647
  • 2005

Program Description

STEP equips low-income students with the knowledge, confidence, and leadership skills to successfully transition to college and attain a 4-year degree.

We work with Arizona high school students from low-income households who are internally motivated to take rigorous courses and do the hard work to excel. A majority of our students are the first generation in their family to seek a college degree.

96% of our college-prep program graduates are in college or have obtained a college degree.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

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

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Arizona State University-Tempe
  • Barnard College
  • Bowdoin College
  • Brown University
  • Claremont McKenna College
  • Colgate University
  • Columbia University in the City of New York
  • Duke University
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach
  • Emory University
  • Georgetown University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Lehigh University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Middlebury College
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Occidental College
  • Pitzer College
  • Pomona College
  • Scripps College
  • Smith College
  • St Mary's University
  • Swarthmore College
  • Tufts University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • United States Naval Academy
  • University of Arizona
  • University of California-Los Angeles
  • University of Chicago
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Richmond
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Southern California
  • Vassar College
  • Washington University in St Louis
  • Wellesley College
  • Wesleyan University
  • Williams College

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 99%