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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

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ACCESS Academies: Enrichment ~ Counseling ~ Scholarships

ACCESS Academies propels students from middle school, through high school, and to college and career success. To date, ACCESS has impacted more than 1,100 students in the St. Louis region. Ninety-eight percent of its graduates have been accepted to private, college-prep high schools; 99 percent graduate on-time; and 96 percent are accepted to colleges, universities, or other post-secondary institutions.

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ACCESS Welcomes Amy Clark

Posted Monday, June 25, 2018

We are thrilled to welcome Amy Clark...

We are thrilled to welcome Amy Clark as our College & Career Counselor! Amy will be spearheading programming to support our...

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ACCESS Academies 10th Annual Celebration Dinner

Posted Wednesday, June 6, 2018

We would like to extend a heartfelt...

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all who supported, sponsored, attended, and donated to our 10th...

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Pat Erb & Anja Schmelter Welcomed to Board

Posted Thursday, May 24, 2018

LOUIS, MO. May 24, 2018 –ACCESS Academies...

LOUIS, MO. May 24, 2018 –ACCESS Academies is thrilled to welcome Pat Erb and Anja Schmelter to the Board of...

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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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