Higher Achievement Pittsburgh, held after school and during the summer, operates two achievement centers serving over 100 5th, 6th and 7th graders from schools in Pittsburgh’s Homewood and Hill District neighborhoods. Higher Achievement is focusing on these two neighborhoods because of the legacy of need and the great opportunity to partner with long-standing community programs.

Higher Achievement Pittsburgh’s scholars primarily are attending Title I schools with 90 percent of students eligible for free and reduced-price meals. Ninety-nine percent of the student populations are students of color, and 45 percent of the families live below the poverty line.

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Meet Keimon

Keimon became the first Higher Achievement Pittsburgh scholar to win a $1,000 scholarship through the Norman and Ruth Rales Foundation, which has pledged a special award to one eighth grade graduate per city who exemplifies Higher Achievement culture and academic excellence. Keimon is now a sophomore at Central Catholic High School.

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Higher Achievement scholars in Pittsburgh show gains in math

 

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Name Higher Achievement Pittsburgh
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6507 Wilkins Avenue
Suite 110

Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Phone 412.206.2967

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