The program is challenging, but it’s fun, too.
The program is challenging, but it’s fun, too.
Our student programs offer challenging academic and personal development opportunities. Breakthrough Atlanta develops well-rounded students who work hard, have fun, and celebrate excellence.
The program is tuition-free
The program is tuition-free
The cost is six years of commitment. In return, we provide a strong academic foundation and a wide range of projects - from community service and college education to the arts and public speaking.
At Breakthrough Atlanta students teach students
At Breakthrough Atlanta students teach students
Our teacher interns are talented students with career interests in education-young men and women that students can relate to.

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Breakthrough Collaborative is a pre-eminent teacher training program. We inspire the next generation of students from low-income communities and students of color to know that college is possible.

To meet the challenges of today’s world, students need an edge. At Breakthrough Atlanta, we help them find it. Grounded in the philosophy of students teaching students, Breakthrough Atlanta is a very special program that enhances the social and academic qualities that help students get ready to transition to-and succeed in-college. It’s like getting a head start on life.
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Dikembe Mutombo: The long view
Dikembe Mutombo: The long view
July 10, 2017
How NBA star Dikembe Mutombo came to save untold lives in Africa and transform a country. By Mickey Goodman / For the AJC At the clang of the bell marking the end of the school d...
Retired and Current NBA Players Come Together for Local Students’ Educational Achievements and A Path to College
Retired and Current NBA Players Come Together for Local Students’ Educational Achievements and A Path to College
May 8, 2017
Atlanta – May 8, 2017 – Breakthrough Atlanta, in partnership with the National Basketball Retired Players Association (Atlanta Chapter), is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Celebrity Bas
Breakthrough Atlanta Receives Grant from the Whitehead Foundation
Breakthrough Atlanta Receives Grant from the Whitehead Foundation
April 25, 2017
ATLANTA, GA (April 25, 2017) - Breakthrough Atlanta (BTA) is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a $325,000 grant from the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation. The grant will be used to