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About First Graduate

Our Mission

First Graduate is a San Francisco-based college success program that helps students finish high school and become the first in their families to graduate from college ready to pursue meaningful careers. 

Why Are We Here?

8 out of 10 SFUSD students do not have a parent with a college degree, and without some form of intervention only 4% of them will graduate college. 

A 10-Year Journey

We recruit students in 6th grade and provide them over 300 hours of free coaching each year until they graduate college. 


100% of our high school seniors graduate from high school and enroll in colleges such as Barnard, Harvard, Middlebury, The University of San Francisco, Tufts, and UC Berkeley. You make this possible. 

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Hours of personalized coaching each year

Students Become College Graduates

Years of coaching for each student

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