Breakthrough supports San Francisco students on the path to college and trains outstanding college students for education careers. Our students make an eight-year commitment - from the end of fourth grade until high school graduation - to attend our program during out-of-school hours. In 2021-22, we'll support a total of 350 students from across the city; 87% will be the first in their families to attend a four-year college. We're proud that 100% of students in our first four graduating classes are currently attending college, including 88% at four-year schools.
Through our highly selective summer teacher residency, Breakthrough also trains college students who are considering an education career, two-thirds of whom are people of color. Two-thirds of Teaching Fellows who graduated from college in the past decade are now working in the education sector, most as classroom teachers in urban public schools.
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