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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 SF Day School and one of two dozen national affiliates of Breakthrough Collaborative.

100% of students in our first four graduating classes are now enrolled in college.

47% of our Teaching Fellows have entered the education sector, most as teachers in urban public school classrooms.

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Breakthrough congratulates our high school seniors, who completed their eight-year commitment to Breakthrough this week. We are so proud of you for how you've exemplified our core values...

Thank You, Raise Your Hand Supporters

Thank you to everyone who braved the wind on the SF Day School rooftop on May 4 to join in a true celebration of our community. We truly appreciate all of you and are so grateful to have...

Tickets on Sale Now for Raise Your Hand 2022

Join us for our annual event, reimagined and back in-person on SF Day School’s rooftop playground. Tickets available now! Individual and corporate sponsorship opportunities are also...

Now Hiring Teachers for Ninth Grade Summer Program

Breakthrough is excited to launch our first ever in-person summer program for rising ninth graders in 2022 - a chance for our students to receive additional academic and social-emotional...

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