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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 five graduating classes have enrolled in college.

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

Breakthrough Receives AmeriCorps National Planning Grant

  We're pleased to announce that Breakthrough has been awarded a $200,225 AmeriCorps planning grant. Breakthrough San Francisco will be working with our national office as well as...

Ninth Grade Summer Program Teacher Positions Now Available

Breakthrough is now hiring for Ninth Grade Summer Program Teacher positions. We're seeking two outstanding professional classroom teachers, one each for ELA and math, to provide advising...

Welcome, Kayla and Valerie!

We're excited to welcome Valerie Lam and Kayla Marcopulos, our new Middle School Program Assistants, to our team! Born and raised in the Bay Area, Valerie is a Vietnamese first generation...

Honoring the Legacy of Josephine Kennedy

  Breakthrough respectfully honors the memory of Josephine Kennedy, a native San Franciscan who did so much for those around her, including serving the students of City College for...

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