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

Our impact

Our Stories

Higher Achievement is my safe haven. It's a whole different world inside these walls.

Tyler, 8th grade

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The importance of education: pursuing what's possible

Ms. Jess, Achievement Coach

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Higher Achievement makes me feel special. It’s like a big family. I can be myself here.

Diamilatou, 6th grade

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Responding to COVID-19

We're welcoming back scholars in person

Thanks to your partnership, Higher Achievement is making a big investment in scholars' academic success and emotional well-being as they return to school.

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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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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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