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SMART

Building success stories, one student at a time.

http://www.theSMARTprogram.org Tax ID 94-3287468

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SMART is a comprehensive 8-year program that provides low-income students in San Francisco access to an exceptional education and the skills needed to thrive in college and in life. SMART’s vision is to end the cycle of poverty in San Francisco by providing students and families financial, academic, and social emotional support, as well as college preparation and career exploration.

 

  • SMART is a comprehensive 8-year program that provides low-income students in San Francisco access to an exceptional education and the skills needed to thrive in college and in life. SMART’s vision is to end the cycle of poverty in San Francisco by providing students and families financial, academic, and social emotional support, as well as college preparation and career exploration.
  • While only 21% of very low-income students who enter college will graduate within 6 years, SMART Scholars are currently persisting at a rate of over 80%.