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,...

Visit Us this Summer!

Breakthrough’s intensive summer program got underway earlier this month. We’re excited to support 147 students on the path to college, while training 32 aspiring educators, with the support of dozens of volunteers and staff. We’d love for you to join the celebration...

Congratulations, Class of 2023!

Breakthrough congratulates our latest class of high school seniors, who completed their eight-year commitment to our program this spring. We applaud them for their dedication to their education, their commitment to making the world better, and their perseverance in...