Now Hiring Teachers for Ninth Grade Summer Program

Breakthrough is excited to launch our first ever in-person summer program for rising ninth graders in 2022 – a chance for our students to receive additional academic and social-emotional support before beginning high school in the fall. As part of that launch,...

SF Day School Opens Long-Anticipated New Facility

San Francisco Mayor London Breed presents a certificate commemorating the school’s 40th anniversary to SF Day School Board Chair Adriana López Vermut On January 12, SF Day School community members gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the school’s new...

Save the Date for Raise Your Hand 2022

Please join us for this annual celebration of Breakthrough’s work and community. For the first time since the onset of the pandemic, we anticipate being in-person, on SF Day School’s rooftop playground. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Andrew Jolivette, is Professor and...

Spring 2022 Tutor Application Now Live!

  We’re excited to announce that the application to volunteer in our after-school program this spring is now live (links below). The application is due by January 7, 2022 (SF Day applicants) or January 21, 2022 (all other applicants.) We accept applications...

Student Profile: Montserrat

Montserrat applied to Breakthrough as a fourth grader at Fairmount Elementary School (now Dolores Huerta). Though her teacher had encouraged her, she was doubtful she’d be accepted given her English skills. When she got the acceptance letter, “I felt accomplished, but...