• What We Do

    Breakthrough works from two angles to increase educational opportunity.

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  • Students

    Breakthrough students work hard every day to get to college.

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  • Our summer residency prepares top-notch college students for education careers.

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  • Get Involved

    Our work is powered by the generosity of donors and volunteers.


Breakthrough San Francisco supports young people on the path to college and trains outstanding college students for education careers. Founded in 1993, we're a community involvement initiative of San Francisco Day School and one of two dozen national affiliates of Breakthrough Collaborative.