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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.

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