How to Apply

Do you want to become a Breakthrough student? 

Take this quick quiz to find out if Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia is right for you!

  1. Are you currently in the sixth grade?
  2. Do you attend a Philadelphia Public or Charter School?
  3. Do you dream of going to college and achieving great things in your life?
  4. Do you love to learn and explore?
  5. Is doing well in school important to you?
  6. Do you want to go to a good high school that will prepare you for college?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, then Breakthrough may be the perfect program for you!

Complete the pre-qualification questionaire below, and a member of the Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia staff will contact you about the application process and chances of admission for your child.

Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia Student Pre-Qualification


Breakthrough maintains a selection preference for students whose families meet low-income criteria and those whose parents did not graduate from a four year college or university in the United States.