Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia launches talented students, beginning in middle school, on a path to college success and inspires outstanding college students to pursue careers in education.

Breakthrough Celebrates Another Outstanding Summer

The end of summer program often comes with a mixed bag of emotions. As rigorous as Breakthrough...

Advancing Education in the Arts!

Breakthrough paves the way not just for future teachers, but future educational leaders. This story of our impact is a powerful statement from a Breakthrough volunteer teaching fellow alumni, Hannah Wallace. Hannah brings the skills she learned at Breakthrough to her...

Algebra & Leadership!

Nasir is an incredible 8th grader at Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences in the midst of his second year at Breakthrough. Through Breakthrough, he participates in the Algebra Project, a program in its second year at our host partner Germantown Friends School that...

2018 Breakfast of Champions!

2018 Breakfast of Champions!

The message was heard far and wide:   "Breakthrough will no longer be a best kept secret, we've been doing this great work for a long time!" - Dr. Robbin Smart, Executive Director The 90's hit single "Something to Talk About" was the theme of Bill Weeks' opening...

8th Grade Students admitted to college preparatory high schools in Philadelphia

High school seniors graduating high school on time

Enrollment in 2- to 4-year college/university

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