Who Are Breakthrough Students?

Breakthrough students are amazing 6th - 12th graders with a great deal of potential and a lot of spirit! 

They are potential first generation college graduates from Philadelphia.

They love to learn and are dedicated to achieving their higher education goals.


"What I like most about Breakthrough is how safe and welcoming the community is."

They like to work hard and have fun. 

They are highly motivated and pursue big dreams. 


"What I like most about Breakthrough is the responsibility given to me as a young adult."

They look for situations and experiences that challenge their thinking and expand their world.

They commit their time and energy to studying hard all year round.


"What I like most about Breakthrough is how all the teachers are so supporting and nice."