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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 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.

Fall Tutor Application Available Now!

We're excited to announce that our tutor/teacher application for fall 2021 is now available, and is due Fri, Sept 17 (or Fri, Sept 10 for 8th graders at SF Day). We anticipate being back...

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Our high school seniors persevered through one of the toughest years imaginable. Last week in the Presidio, we took a moment to celebrate their high school graduation and the completion of...

Save the Date for Raise Your Hand 2021!

A nationally recognized authority on educational equity and social justice, Dr. Pedro Noguera serves as dean of the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. He...

Announcing the Dr. Jeffrey A. Grigg Memorial Teaching Fellow Scholarship

    We are deeply moved and humbled to announce the creation of the Dr. Jeffrey A. Grigg Memorial Teaching Fellow Scholarship, created by an extraordinarily generous $300,000 gift to...

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