New Heights Youth
New Heights Youth provides year-round academic and basketball programming for over 250 underserved New York City youth through both after-school and summer programs. Its core program, College Bound, offers comprehensive upper elementary, middle school, and high school educational programming and support services. College Bound components include leadership development, academic support, high school and college placement assistance, summer academy, and college completion services. New Heights expects 70% of middle school participants to either meet or surpass state literacy proficiency standards or to demonstrate more than a one-year improvement in literacy level from the prior year. On average, 36% of New York City students meet those standards.