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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.

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...

The Summer 2020 Teaching Fellow Application is Now Live!

The application for summer 2020 Teaching Fellow positions is now live and is available here. There are two dozen Breakthrough sites around the country; when applying, be sure to indicate...

Fall Tutor Application Available Now!

We are excited to announce that the application is available now to volunteer as a tutor in the fall semester of our after-school program. It's due by Fri, Sept 13 (8th grade applicants)...

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 90% at four-year schools. They'll join...

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