Aim High provides a nationally recognized, results-driven, free, summer enrichment program that teaches middle-school students from low income households the skills they need to succeed in high school and beyond.

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  • 8:1 student to teacher ratio
  • 70% teachers of color
  • 25% of faculty are Aim High graduates
  • 98% of Aim High alumni graduate high school on time and enroll in college

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What’s Happening at Aim High
Aim High Educator Spotlight

Rosa Ayala spends her days empowering English learners as a translator/interpreter at her high school alma mater, East Palo Alto Academy. In the summer, Rosa works as a site director (Aim High’s equivalent of a school principal) at our East Palo Alto campus. We posed the following 8 questions to Rosa. Her responses shed light…

Aim High Gala Highlights: 2019 Edition

On Wednesday, November 6, we hosted our 2019 Annual Gala CONNECTIONS. It was an inspiring evening, and we’re grateful to everyone who attended and sponsored. Thank you for your support and belief in our work. We invite you to revisit the evening by viewing photos of the evening and reading the speech of our Rising…

Lessons from Montgomery

On a 100-degree fall day in Montgomery, Alabama, 14 Aim High staff members reckoned with America’s history of slavery, racial terror lynchings, segregation and mass incarceration at the Equal Justice Initiative’s (EJI) Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice. EJI was founded in 1989 by attorney Bryan Stevenson to provide legal representation for…