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.

Become a Breakthrough Atlanta Student

Become a Breakthrough Atlanta Teacher

DUAL MISSION

Breakthrough Atlanta pursues a dual mission to: increase academic opportunity for highly motivated, underserved students and get them into college ready to succeed; and inspire and develop the next generation of teachers and educational leaders.

Breakthrough Atlanta History

Since Breakthrough Atlanta’s beginning, the program has served more than 500 young teachers and more than 2,000 students from Metro Atlanta’s public schools.

%

of Students Served Enroll in College

COLLEGE GRADUATION RATE

  • Breakthrough Atlanta 77% 77%
  • Metro Atlanta 29% 29%
(*Source: Learn4Life State of Education in Metro Atlanta Annual Report 2020)

READY TO JOIN THE BREAKTHROUGH FAMILY?

“Since entering BTA, my daughter’s writing skills and speaking skills have improved tremendously.”