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Our Impact

LEAP for Education is the first North Shore organization of its kind to empower first-generation-to-college and under-served youth to graduate from college and succeed in career and life regardless of ethnicity or gender. We deliver a portfolio of innovative, academic, life skills, career and college success programs for middle school, high school and college students creating a  lasting impact in our youth, their families and communities.

HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESS

100% of students enrolled in College Success programs graduate high school and enroll in college.

COLLEGE PERSISTENCE

87% of students enrolled in College Success graduated from college or have successfully entered their junior year in college.

FUNDING FOR COLLEGE

100% of our students complete their financial aid forms and over 90% receive grants and scholarships.

ENROLLMENT

LEAP for Education - Impact - Enrollment Serving over 500 students in Salem, Peabody and Gloucester.
EAP for Education - Impact - Enrollment 30 immigrant youth practice English, accounting for over 1200 hours of instruction.
EAP for Education - Impact - Enrollment 85 students in grades 8 – 10 participate each year in academic, career and college exploration activities and/or receive college admissions services.

EAP for Education - Impact - Enrollment Over 75 students in grades 11 – 12 participate each year in career and college exploration activities and over 70 receive college advising services after they are enrolled in college.
EAP for Education - Impact - Enrollment Over 275 students participate in skill-enriching activities each year.
EAP for Education - Impact - Enrollment Over 150 parents per year attend Family Seminars for college and financial aid information.


EAP for Education - Impact - Kelly

The LEAP staff are not only my greatest support system, but also part of my family. I came to LEAP in middle school and now that I have graduated from college, I hope to be able to pay it forward by helping make an impact in someone else’s life.

Kelly Santana-King, Northeastern University, 2017 Mechanical Engineering, LEAP 2008-2017