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IYT College
Academy

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Overview 

IYT College Academy serves boys and young men of color in middle and high schools across California, helping them pursue and achieve their college-bound dreams.

By providing wraparound programming and services that cultivate a shared sense of brotherhood, College Academy helps members build resilience in the face of systemic roadblocks, celebrate their authentic selves, develop their passions, and get to college.

 

Services College
Academy Provides
 

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Mentorship

Member Development

College Advising

College Tours

Tutoring

Parent Engagement

Internships

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IYT members are provided with the following wrap-around support services from 7th through 12th grade including student development, weekly tutoring, internships, college tours, parent engagement and mentorship

Programming and services are provided during the school day and after school and take place inside IYT classrooms on each school campus. IYT members attend weekly study halls, workshops, and mentorship sessions.  The goal of each IYT program site is not to supplant but enhance the work of counselors, teachers, and administrators.

Outcomes

College Academy Results for Black and Latino Members

Primary outcomes include: decreasing suspension rates, decreasing chronic absenteeism, increasing college readiness (A-G completion), increasing high school graduation and increasing college attendance rates.

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99%

 High School Graduation Rate

Compared to 73% of African American males and 79% of Latino Males in California
 

88%

 College Attendance Rate

Compared to 54% of African American males and 52% of Latino Males in California
 

56%

 High School Graduation Rate

Compared to 33% of African American males and 37% of Latino Males in California
 

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