Higher Achievement makes a measurable impact on test scores, grades, social/emotional skills, and long-term success. In fact, 75% improve their grade point average (GPA) by at least one letter grade, and 96% graduate from high school - two times the rate of their peers. And, 75% graduate from college - four times the rate of their peers.
Further, the organization is among only 2% of nonprofits in the country who have a randomized-control trial study. Published by MDRC and the University of Texas-Austin, this study found statistically significant impact in:
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This $4 million study was made possible with generous support from Bank of America, The Atlantic Philanthropies, The Smith Richardson Foundation, The Spencer Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, and The William T. Grant Foundation.
Ultimately, this intensive program creates disruptive, lasting change. This change puts students on a path to college, breaks the cycle of poverty for families, and strengthens the social fabric of communities.
To learn more about Higher Achievement's impact, read about us in the news and learn about our awards.
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