College Readiness Academy Shows Success

The College Readiness Academy, managed by the International Institute in collaboration with Hubbs Center and Neighborhood House, is showing remarkable results. During the first 15 months of the program, 69 CRA graduates bypassed at least one college Dev Ed class (150 total classes). 47 CRA graduates are now enrolled in college, achieving an average 3.67 GPA after one semester - and 8 students have perfect GPAs! Students have saved over $95,000 in tuition costs, and received over $27,000 in scholarships (20 total).