COLLEGE GRADUATION RATE
Over 90% of our current Scholars are persisting to graduation.
Students We Serve
85 College graduates, the majority of whom are giving back to the community
276 total Great Expectations Awards granted to date (over $4.5 million in scholarships)
We plan on awarding 50 new scholarships in May 2015 for a total of 326 students and $5.2 million in scholarships!
Approximately 1,000 students served:
175+ College students served each year: 77% attend a UC or CSU; 18% attend private colleges
of our Scholars demonstrate incredible resiliency, having overcome multiple hardships including: community and/or family violence, financial hardship, homelessness, care-taking responsibilities, lack of role models.
Students come from 24 Oakland public high schools, the majority of which rank among the lowest in the state.