Our Mission

Higher Achievement closes the opportunity gap during the pivotal middle school years. By leveraging the power of communities, Higher Achievement’s proven model provides a rigorous learning environment, caring role models, and a culture of high expectations, resulting in college-bound scholars with the character, confidence, and skills to succeed.

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Our Impact


Of our scholars graduate high school on-time


feel a sense of belonging at Higher Achievement

Our impact

Our Stories

"We get to be leaders at Higher Achievement."

Alisa, 8th grade

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“My Higher Achievement days were my first taste of what college could be."

Carmen, alum

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"Mentoring is like an anchor each week. The scholars center and teach me."

Cameron, mentor

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Building High School Readiness

Prepared for the future

By 8th grade, scholars leave Higher Achievement with confidence in their academic abilities and the tools to pursue their chosen path for their future.

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Our Baltimore Achievement Centers work closely with schools and community partners to provide the tools to help our scholars thrive.

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DC Metro

At Higher Achievement, we're not only teaching our scholars new ways of learning - we're teaching them how to dream. To see a bright future and reach for it. Join them.

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Our mentors guide scholars through exciting and stimulating new curricula at this Afterschool Academy. Pick up a pencil and join us.

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