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.”

Meet Our Partner Schools

Our partner schools provide value-based, academically challenging programs in supportive, disciplined and culturally diverse environments. Currently we have three partner schools with a fourth school as of the 2015/16 school year:

BOYS' PROGRAMS:

Archbishop Riordan High School, San Francisco

This all-male college preparatory school has been an achieve partner since the program was founded in 1997. The ARHS administration supports and participates in all aspects of the program, advising and supporting achieve families to better negotiate the high school experience.


Archbishop Riordan High School
175 Phelan Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112
415.586.8200
Admissions Office: 415.586.1256
www.riordanhs.org

 

Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School, Alameda
Beginning in the 2015/16 school year, Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School in Alameda will become an achieve partner. As of October 2014, we will begin accepting applications for young men entering 9th grade in the fall of 2015.

Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School
1011 Chestnut Street
Alameda, CA 94501
510.523.1526
Admissions Office: 510.995.9445
www.sjnd.org


GIRLS' PROGRAMS:


Holy Names High School, Oakland
This small all-girls high school became an achieve partner in 1999 and, like Riordan, plays an active role in achieve's success, working closely with the achieve girls to support their educational as well as their personal needs.


Holy Names High School
4660 Harbord Drive
Oakland CA 94618
510.450.1110
www.hnhsoakland.org



Mercy High School, San Francisco
Committed to the education of young women in San Francisco for over 50 years, Mercy High School began the program in the Fall of 2006. The school’s close proximity to Archbishop Riordan High School is beneficial to the achieve program at both campuses.


Mercy High School
3250 Nineteenth Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132
415.333.0525
Admissions Office: 515.584.5929
www.mercyhs.org