Celebrating 25 Years!

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Breakthrough Atlanta. Since 1996, we have been working hard to transform the lives of thousands of students and young adults to help them realize their full potential as learners, teachers, leaders, and agents of change in their communities.

Become a Breakthrough Atlanta Student

Become a Breakthrough Atlanta Teacher

Become a Breakthrough Atlanta Supporter

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.

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.

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.

COLLEGE GRADUATION RATE

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

%

of Students Served Enroll in College

READY TO JOIN THE BREAKTHROUGH FAMILY?

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