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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.

Join us on May 6 for Raise Your Hand 2020!

                 Join us on May 6, 2020 for Breakthrough's annual dinner at SF Day School, benefiting our high-impact programming with hard-working...

Now Hiring for Summer 2020 High School Program Assistant

              Breakthrough is now hiring a High School Program Assistant to help with volunteer training and management and other aspects of our 2020...

Spring 2020 Tutor Application Available Now!

We're excited to announce that the application is available now to volunteer as a tutor in our after-school program in spring 2020. It’s due by Fri, Jan 17 (8th grade applicants) or Fri,...

2020 Student Application Available Now!

We're excited to report that our 2020 student application is now available in English, Spanish, and Chinese! We're looking for fourth graders in San Francisco who are excited about...

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