Mission: Prepares underserved high
Programs: High school program college access plan provided drop-in college support in an on-campus computer lab two days per week after school at four pasadena unified school district (pusd) high schools. 593 students attended this program in total, and 100 of them were consistently attending graduating seniors who illustrated a high level of dedication to their college pursuits and will qualify to participate in cap's through-college sup port program, i heart college. Of this group, 100% chose to attend college. Additionally, cap delivered two sat preparatory courses to 215 11th and 12th graders at four high schools; courses included comprehensive materials, expert-led instruction, and general college readiness information. Finally, cap partnered with three alternative high schools, two in pusd and one charter school, to provide comprehensive college counseling support to 218 students. The purpose of cap's on-campus offerings is to provide fundamental college information to all high school students and to follow up that information with programs that are individualized to meet each student's unique college needs. These offerings are run in collaboration with on-site after school programs and with the administrators at each school site and are drop-in, providing no barriers to access.
middle school program cap provided bi-weekly nine-week interactive college, career, and academic literacy modules to students attending after school programs in six pasadena unified school district middle schools and through one program partner, serving a total of 213 middle school students.
i heart college cap supported 325 high school graduates from the graduating classes of 2013 through 2016 who had regularly attended cap's high school programs with online, in-person, and e-support through college graduation. Additionally, a day-long summer summit program in june supported the transition over 80 new program participants from the class of 2017.