Our Mission

MISSION

Breakthrough’s mission is to prepare students who possess high academic potential, but limited educational resources, for competitive high school programs and college admission. In addition, we train talented college and high school students for careers in education.

At Breakthrough Houston, we envision a day when all children will have equitable access to quality education and teachers committed to their academic success.

 

Every child deserves the opportunity to succeed!

Summer Program

The Breakthrough Houston (BTH) Summer Program runs for eight weeks each June and July. It begins with an intense teacher orientation and continues with six weeks of classroom work for students in literature, writing, science, math, and electives. The program concludes with a week of teacher evaluations and reviews.

School Year Program

The BTH School Year Program meets monthly on specified Saturday mornings during the school year. BTH also offers tutoring for any student with a grade average falling below 80% to ensure he or she achieves the GPA required for admission to a competitive high school and eventually college.

College Bound Program

Established in 2008, the BTH College Bound Program is part of a six-year commitment to our students. The program strives to ensure that each of our students remains on the path to college admission with a mentor program, SAT/ACT prep, college visits, career and college counseling, and help with resume building activities like internships, summer enrichment, and community service opportunities.