We are a collaborative organization providing information and resources, and sharing knowledge to support college access for Rochester city students from grades 6 through 12. Our organization was created in 2013
Number of Students Served:
Initial support from Rochester Area Community Found., Rochester Education Foundation (parent group)
The Rochester College Access Network supports college access and success through communication, coalition, and advocacy for students in Rochester to enable students to meet their full potential.
Our focus is upon: • Emphasizing the advantages of a college degree, including employment, monetary benefits and personal fulfillment. • Improving the cooperation and collaboration between programs, opportunities, services and associations that are available • Providing resources to young people • Setting community goals for college-going • Marketing information about college, opportunities and requirements for college entry to parents, students, counselors, schools, community • Identifying and filling needs (parents, students, RCSD, network members) • Creating and sharing knowledge and expertise about college access and retention possessed by RCAN members, parents, students and community
College and Postsecondary Planning:
Middle School (6-8):
High School (9-12):