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East Palo Alto

 In 1997, College Track opened the doors of a small, store-front center to a cohort of twenty-five students from the Sequoia Union High School District. Since then, College Track has grown and expanded into a fixture in the East Palo Alto community. Today, we serve over 200 high school students who attend high schools in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Redwood City. College Track’s East Palo Alto center is led by Site Director Sharifa Wilson.


 College Track opened its downtown Oakland center in 2002. In 2010, College Track re-opened in a new site located in Oakland's Jack London Square. Currently serving 200 high school students, College Track Oakland works with students who live in and attend schools throughout the city and in nearby communities. College Track’s Oakland center is staffed by a five-person team led by Site Director Shria Tomlinson.


San Francisco

 College Track expanded to San Francisco in 2007 and opened a center in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood. Beginning with a cohort of fifty freshmen, College Track’s San Francisco center serves 220 students who primarily live in the Bayview Hunters Point, Visitacion Valley/Sunnydale, and Mission/Excelsior neighborhoods, but who attend schools throughout the city. During the fall of 2012, the San Francisco site opens the doors of its brand new center at the heart of the Bayview. The new space will serve 500 students within five years. College Track’s San Francisco center is staffed by a four-person team led by Site Director Omar Butler.


New Orleans

 In 2008, College Track opened a fourth center in New Orleans in partnership with the Urban League of Greater New Orleans. Currently, we serve 180 9th through 12th grade students and will serve 200 students in the greater New Orleans area. The Urban League College Track team led by Site Director Sherdren Burnside.


aurora_group.jpgBeginning in the fall of 2011, College Track welcomed its fifth center in Aurora, Colorado. In partnership with Colorado-based education non-profit Summit 54, the new center currently serves 110 students from Rangeview High School, and will serve over 200 high school students in Colorado during the next three years. Students and staff work under the leadership of Site Director Adam Silver.

Los Angeles

boyleheightsgroupcopy.jpgBeginning the fall of 2012, College Track welcomes its sixth center in Los Angeles, CA. In partnership with will.i.am’s i.am angel foundation and The California Endowment, i.am College Track – Boyle Heights serves 60 students from Roosevelt High School's Academy of Medical and Health Sciences and the Math, Science, and Technology Magnet Academy, and will serve nearly 200 high school students in the area during the next four years. The wide-ranging programs at the center equip students with the resources needed to get into and graduate from college, learn marketable and employable skills in the arts and digital media, and guide students towards the emerging careers of tomorrow in science, technology, engineering and math. Students and staff work under the leadership of Site Director Tina Kim to transform the Boyle Heights neighborhood into a place where college is an expectation, not the exception, for all youth.



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