CREATING FIRST GENERATION COLLEGE GRADUATES
Breakthrough Central Texas provides extended learning, comprehensive advising, and leadership experiences from middle school through college to students in low-income communities who will be the first in their families to graduate from college.
James Carter joined Breakthrough in 2007 when he was just a 6th grader at Kealing Middle School. Six years later, he graduated from St. Stephen’s and went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with Honors in English Literature from Rice University.
graduate high school on time, compared to 83% of similar peers
more likely to enroll directly in college compared to similar peers.
the rate of high school graduates go on to earn a college degree, compared to similar peers