Impact in DC Metro

Higher Achievement DC Metro, held after school and during the summer, operates in eight achievement centers across the region (Wards 1, 4, 6, 7, 8 and Alexandria, VA). The program culminates with placement in the area’s top high schools, including The Sidwell Friends School, Gonzaga College High School, Benjamin Banneker Academic High School, and the School Without Walls.

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95%

of Higher Achievement scholars graduate high school on time, compared to just 64% of students in DC.

 

 

Meet Kelvin

“Before Higher Achievement I was only thinking about high school, but going on the college trips during Summer Academy made me think about attending college one day,”he says. First-hand exposure to the possibilities of higher education helped him break through his complacency.

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Name Higher Achievement DC Metro
Address
317 8th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone 202.544.3633
Fax 202.544.3644

 

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