Angel Benjamin ‘19
achieve has not only helped me to have so many new privileges, experiences and opportunities I never dreamed of having, but the people there are making sure that I am the best I can be, and that I can succeed in whatever I try to do in life.”

Melissa Cervantes ‘17
“The greatest impact the achieve Program has had on my life is that it has helped me step out of my comfort zone and try new and challenging things that I never thought I would be able to do.”

Jolly Curameng ‘19
“As an incoming 9th grader, the summer school program really helped me to prepare for the upcoming school year. During the summer program, I was taught various reading and writing techniques, given an interesting and fun academic experience, and made new friends”

Fernando Delgado ‘18
“The achieve program taught me that giving back is and should be a part of your life. If you do not give back, then you may never receive the truly valuable things in life, such as happiness and fulfillment.”

Gaby Nunez ‘17
"achieve has taught me that giving back and helping other is something you should do all of your life. It gives you a feeling of happiness when you see others smile and hearing that your actions have benefited the people in your community."
Javier Garay
Javier Garay ‘17
"The achieve summer experiences have really helped me by keeping me productive during a time of year when itís easy not to be, and by creating positive learning habits that will not only help me in school, but in the real world as well.”

Marah Trujillo ‘17
achieve has had a huge impact in my life. One of the biggest things it has helped me with is stepping out of my comfort zone and doing things that I never thought I could do.”

Jose Rico ‘18
achieve taught me to help others and to see others as equals, no matter what their circumstances or condition might be.”
Overview

In order to be considered for the program, students must meet achieve eligibility criteria in addition to the acceptance criteria of a partner school. Since achieve is a four-year high school program, the application procedure begins when a student is an 8th grader. All students must be nominated for achieve by their middle school principal/counselor or a special program director.

Please review the entire application process.

Application Process

Step 1 - Meet Eligibility Requirements
All students need to meet achieve eligibility requirements.

Step 2 - Apply to a Partner School
In the fall of your 8th grade year, apply to a partner high school.

Step 3 - Submit Online Application
Parent/student must complete and submit online application to achieve.

Step 4 - Apply for Financial Aid
File for Financial aid directly to the achieve partner school to which you are applying.

Step 5 - Meet with achieve
Finalists and their parents are interviewed by an achieve panel.

Go to Step 1 - Meet Eligibility Requirements