Results

We provide a comprehensive academic program and support services to enable students to become the first in their families to attend and graduate from college.

Only 9% of children from low-income families will earn a college degree, but among Horizons for Youth program participants, the rate is 86%. We work with the same profile of kids, from the same neighborhoods, facing the same socioeconomic challenges, with the same array of learning abilities. And yet, Horizons for Youth students achieve a nearly 10-fold increase in college persistence.

86

of Horizons for Youth high school program graduates have either graduated from college or are still in college, persisting towards their degree.

VERSUS ONLY

9

of peers from the same income bracket will graduate from college.

BY THE NUMBERS

250

Students from K-college served during 2016-2017 school year

100%

Students matched with mentors

99%

High school graduation rate

100%

College enrollment rate of our High School Program graduates

80%

Average portion of students’ total college costs secured through outside resources

17

Total years we serve our students