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Our Mission
Our Mission

Since 2005, we have created educational opportunities and experiences for over 1,100 at-risk students, position each one for college and career success.

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Our Schools
Our Schools

ACCESS makes a seven-year commitment to each student, beginning in middle school, to support a robust academic curriculum, service projects and enrichment.

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Our History
Our History

For the past eleven years, ACCESS Academies has partnered with middle schools serving high-poverty populations.

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Serving Students-in-Need

98% of ACCESS students represent minority populations.

96% of ACCESS students qualify for free/reduced lunch.

Access to a Top-Quality Education

98% of ACCESS students are accepted to private, college-preparatory high schools.

99% of ACCESS students are first-generation, college-bound learners.

Preparing for College

99% of ACCESS students graduate high school on-time.

95% of ACCESS students are admitted to colleges, universities, or other post-secondary institutions.

Career & College Success

99% of ACCESS students are first-generation, college-bound learners.

93% college matriculation rate

53% college persistence rate

Featured Video

My Educational Journey: Leslie Viveros

Leslie Viveros, an ACCESS graduate from St. Cecilia School & Academy, is our first student to attend Visitation Academy! Learn more about her educational journey, and how our program contributed to her academic success, in this inspiring testimonial video.

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Gus Gast Welcomed as Newest Board Member

Posted Friday, February 23, 2018

ST. LOUIS, MO. February 23, 2018 –...

ST. LOUIS, MO. February 23, 2018 – ACCESS Academies is thrilled to welcome Gus Gast, a partner at Moneta Group...

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Student of Achievement: Leslie G.

Posted Monday, February 19, 2018

We are thrilled to recognize Leslie G.,...

We are thrilled to recognize Leslie G., an eighth-grader at St. Cecilia School & Academy, as a Student of Achievement!...

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Student of Achievement: Joachim F.

Posted Friday, February 9, 2018

ACCESS Academies is thrilled to recognize Joachim...

ACCESS Academies is thrilled to recognize Joachim F., an eighth-grader at St. Louis Catholic Academy, as a Student of Achievement!...

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A proper education is the greatest force to end the cycle of poverty. You can make a meaningful difference in the lives of countless low-income children by supporting ACCESS Academies.
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