BENEFITING: MINDS MATTER
EVENT DATE: Dec 31, 2013
Students selected to join Minds Matter as mentees are those who have demonstrated strong academic potential, high motivation and maturity, and a commitment to pursue a college education.
All Minds Matter mentees are students in Grades 10, 11, and 12.
In 2012-2013, the average Minds Matter student:
* Came from a household with an average annual income of $29,022.
* Resided in low-income neighborhoods in Boston, Massachusetts.
* Had a 3.73 GPA.
* Qualified to receive free or reduced lunch (88% of students).
* Had at least one parent or guardian who did not graduate from High School (63% of students).