We celebrate our

IMPACT

Year after year we demonstrate that education has the power to change young people’s lives radically. Many of our students have become the first in their families to attend college, breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty through education. And many of our teaching fellows have pursued careers in education, empowering them to further their ambition to help all students succeed. 

These numbers are more than just figures when you know the stories behind them.

They represent people and communities being transformed by the power of education.

In Breakthrough Atlanta’s 25-year history, we’ve served more than:

STUDENTS

TEACHING FELLOWS

Fast Facts:

SCHOLARS

Breakthrough Atlanta places highly motivated, underserved students on a path to post-secondary success.  

  • 100% of Breakthrough Students Graduate on Time in 2021 100% 100%
  • Breakthrough Class of 2021 Immediate College Enrollment – 91% 91% 91%

Students earned $3.1 million in scholarships & grants in 2020

Students were accepted into 91 colleges & universities in 2020.

Fast Facts:

TEACHING FELLOWS

Breakthrough Atlanta places highly motivated, underserved students on a path to post-secondary success.  

  • Teaching Fellows Go on to Pursue a Career in Education – 76% 76% 76%
  • Said they are more interested in a career in education due to BTA 91% 91%

Teaching Fellows gained 220 hours of hands-on teaching experience in 2021

Breakthrough served 46 aspiring educators in 2021

Graduate Spotlight

Leia Barrows

“I’m the first in my family to go to a university. That’s an opportunity my parents didn’t have, and they wanted me to have. Breakthrough Atlanta gave me the opportunity.”

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