Support Breakthrough and Gateway on Nov 15!

Join Breakthrough and Gateway for a joint fundraiser, supporting both organizations’ critical work with students and teachers in San Francisco. Gather your friends or colleagues (21+) and join us at City Beer Store in the Mission. Get your tickets here – tickets...

See Our After-School Program in Action!

The fall semester is off to a strong start. Breakthrough fifth – eighth graders are on site two afternoons per week for tutoring, classes, and community building, while our ninth – twelfth graders are attending monthly Saturday workshops in preparation for college....

Ensuring College Success

This school year, we’re excited to join five other Breakthrough locations – Boston, Central Texas, Houston, New York, and San Juan Capistrano – in piloting best practices for supporting Breakthrough students during their college years, a project led by our...

Summer 2023 Highlights

Our 2023 summer program truly felt like a return to pre-pandemic times. 132 rising fifth – eighth graders and one dozen rising ninth graders took part in academics, electives, advisory, special events, and community building. 32 Teaching Fellows trained for a...

Fall Volunteer Application Available Now

  Breakthrough’s application for fall tutor, teacher, and mentor positions is available now! We’re looking for adults, college students, high school students, and 8th grade students from Breakthrough or SF Day to volunteer with us this fall,...