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

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

63% of our Teaching Fellows have entered the education sector, most as teachers in urban public school classrooms.

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

Breakthrough is extremely proud to announce that 100% of the 31 students in our second graduating class will attend college in the fall, including 94% at four-year schools. They'll join...

Thank You, Breakthrough Supporters!

A heartfelt thank you to the generous Breakthrough supporters who made this year's Raise Your Hand dinner a success. Together, we raised over $250,000 in support of our work with aspiring...

2018-19 Student Application Process is Now Live!

We're excited to announce that the student application process for 2018-19 is now live! We're looking for current 4th graders from San Francisco who aspire to go to college and are willing...

Thank You, Sasha!

We are sad to share the news that Sasha Mungal, our long-time Director of Volunteer Programs and Community Partnerships (pictured above, bottom right, with our summer 2018 VLPs), is moving...

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