b'Everything we do at Philadelphia Futures is through a student-first lens. We want students to feel heard, supported, informed, and empowered,and to make decisions about and in college that are informed by both Futures expertise and each students life experiences.Focus on StudentsSponsor-A-ScholarAcademic Enrichment: PhiladelphiaIndividualized College Guidance:Mentorship: Each student in theFutures students build their criticalStudents receive intensive assistanceSponsor-A-Scholar program is matchedWe make long-term investments in every thinking and reasoning skills, strengthen as they navigate the complex collegewith a volunteer mentor willing to make astudent. Our program is designed to best their writing abilities, develop theirapplication process and select a college long-term commitment to a student. Ourmeet each students individual needs.non-cognitive skills, and are introducedthat will be the right fitacademically, mentorsmentor with a purpose theyThe Sponsor-A-Scholar program to the academic rigor and pace ofsocially, and financially. Attendingprovide students with a personal guide is anchored by three key pillars:college-level work. Our oerings are a school that is the right fit greatlyto the college experience, professional specifically designed to complement the enhances the likelihood of persistencecareers, and a world of opportunity. curriculum in our students high schools. in and graduation from college. College Mentor relationships continue through Academic enrichment activities include guidance activities include collegeat least the first year of college, but manyafter-school classes, SAT preparation, visits, college consultations, collegehave proven to last a lifetime.summer programming, tutoring,application lab, senior seminar, andand clubs.the College Admissions Marathon. The average SAT score for the During the 2019-2020 school year,the average cumulative GPA for Class of 2020 was . with83% of our students achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better.3.711170 high school students across our programs was , 2 76% of our students scored above46% scored 100 % of the Sponsor-A-Scholar and College Connection 1050, which is the national average, and above 1200, the benchmark used by more selective schools.High School Classes of 2020 graduated from high school and enrolled in an approved post-secondary program.'