Breakthrough SJC is having a tremendous impact on its students

  • Since 2006, Breakthrough has served over 300 students from the San Juan Capistrano community
  • Most students remain in the program for six years, beginning in seventh grade through high school.
  • Breakthrough currently serves 65 middle school students from Marco Forster Middle School and 109 students from Capistrano Valley high schools.
  • The average GPA of our middle school students is 3.7.

We provide tuition-free, year-round support from middle school until college graduation. Our program provides students with:

  • Summer Program: Three consecutive years of intensive six-weeks in core and academic courses.
  • Middle School Program After-school tutoring and enrichment twice a week throughout the school year to ensure success in current and future middle school classes.
  • High School Program: After-school tutoring twice a week throughout the school year for high school students and monthly college prep workshops.
  • College Mentor Program: A community member is paired with a senior to support them through  the college admissions process (ACT/SAT preparation, essays, college lists, applications, financial aid and matriculation)
  • College Program: Guiding students towards success college graduation with check-ins and workshops.


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