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DEMAND

  • 26%

    Philadelphia has the highest poverty rate among the nation's 10 largest cities - 26% of residents fall below the poverty line

  • 76%

    76% of CSFP scholarship recipients are eligible for free or reduced school lunch

  • 69%

    Philadelphia's public schools have an on-time graduation rate of 69%

  • 10000
    Applications

    Last year CSFP received 10,000 applications for its 2,000 scholarships

Impact

  • 96 %

    of CSFP alumni, who leave our program in 8th grade, graduate high school prepared and on time

  • 80 %

    of CSFP Alumni enroll in some form of post-secondary education within one year following their high school graduation

  • Awarded Over

    24500

    Scholarships

    CSFP has awarded over 24,500 scholarships to date, and will serve about 5,200 children attending over 170 area schools this school year

  • CSFP annual evaluations demonstrate that its students achieve, at or above grade level, in math and reading on standardized tests