Philadelphia has one of the highest poverty rates of the nation's top 10 cities - 26% of residents fall below the poverty line
78% Of CSFP scholarship recipients are eligible for free or reduced school lunch
Philadelphia's public schools have an on-time graduation rate of around 60%
Last year CSFP received 10,000 applications for its 2,000 scholarships
of CSFP alumni, who leave our program in 8th grade, graduate high school prepared and on time.
of CSFP Alumni enroll in some form of post-secondary education within one year following their high school graduation
CSFP has awarded over 22,500 scholarships to date, and will serve about 5,300 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.