Helping Our Students Cross the Finish Line
A little more than 39% of New York City students who enter ninth grade each fall fail to graduate with their peers four years later. Ninth grade serves as a key hurdle for many students who begin their freshman year only to find that their academic skills are insufficient for high school-level work. This difficult transition, combined with lack of engagement, takes a terrible toll.
Last year, through a collaboration with United Way of NYC, we implemented Graduate, Prepare, Succeed (GPS) at Port Richmond H.S. - a robust and targeted dropout prevention program to ensure that young people achieve academic success.
- The GPS Program helps students adjust to high school
- Students are rewarded for having good grades and good attendance
- Our FREE incentives [such as movie tickets, school supplies, bagel breakfasts, trips and more!] will help students stay motivated throughout their high school career
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