Breakthrough Silicon Valley empowers young people from underserved communities to reach their full potential. Our multi-faceted six-year program launches high-achieving, first-generation, low-income students on the path to college through personalized academic advising and support, college counseling, and leadership development.
Number of Students Served:
450+ (600 by 2019)
Private funding: Applied Materials, Texas Instruments, Intrepid Philanthropy Foundation, Silicon Valley Foundation, Quest Family Foundation
Breakthrough Silicon Valley prepares motivated middle and high school students with limited educational opportunities for success in rigorous college-preparatory high school programs and entry into four-year colleges.
100% of our students attend college; 96% attend four-year universities. 100% of our high school students take high level college preparatory courses including Honors, Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses. 88% of our high school students maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 95% of our students enroll in Geometry or higher by 9th grade.
College readiness and access program for high-achieving, first-generation and low-income middle/high school students.
College and Postsecondary Planning:
Middle School (6-8):
High School (9-12):
As & Bs
Other Requirements :
Other (including military, workforce, vocational/trade school):
Hispanic/Latino (including Spain):
American Indian or Alaska Native:
Black or African American:
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
White (Including Middle Eastern):