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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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ACCESS Academies 10th Annual Celebration Dinner

Posted Thursday, March 1, 2018

ACCESS Academies 10th Annual Celebration Dinner Please...

ACCESS Academies 10th Annual Celebration Dinner Please join us as we celebrate our graduates and their achievements at the ACCESS...

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Graduate of Achievement: Maria D.

Posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018

We are thrilled to recognize Maria D.,...

We are thrilled to recognize Maria D., a junior at Ursuline Academy, as a Graduate of Achievement! After graduating from...

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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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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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