When we give Black, Brown, and first-gen students real opportunities, our city thrives.
Heights Philadelphia connects Philly youth to careers and college with a network of people who believe — and invest — in their talents.
It’s time to think bigger. Time to do better. Join Heights and see how far we can go when Philly students lead.
A history of results.
A steppingstone to the future.
Heights Philadelphia brings the city’s two strongest educational nonprofits together to do more for Philly students. Philadelphia Futures and Steppingstone Scholars have merged, offering sustainable access to academic and workforce opportunities through expansive programming and partnerships.
Moving more students forward
23 partner schools
Not just programs — pathways.
From middle school onward, students get access to academic, workforce, and college support that breaks down barriers to propel economic mobility.
Individualized advising. Academic enrichment. Internship opportunities. Financial support. We help each student find a path to success through every step of their lives.
Enroll or refer a student to Heights Philadelphia.
Every student should have the opportunity to power Philadelphia’s future. Whether it is your child — or a student you know or work with — we want to help them find their pathway to success.
Heights Philadelphia Announces 13 College & University Partnerships in Fall 2023, Including First Out-of-State Institutional Commitment
Year one of Heights’ operation solidifies formal relationships with higher education institutions, furthering student access and support pathways to college, especially for Black, Brown and First-Generation scholars December 15, 2023
Heights Philadelphia Celebrates Student Success with Special Screening of Amazon Original Documentary, Kelce, at Kensington Health Sciences Academy
Partnering with Jason Kelce’s (Be)Philly Foundation & Underdog Apparel, 150 students in attendance were recognized for their hard work towards their college and career goals PHILADELPHIA (December 4, 2023) –
Heights Philadelphia Launches Financial Services & Business Pathway with Inaugural Class of Students from Constitution High School
Ninth and Tenth grade students visit Hirtle, Callaghan & Co. to kickoff financial services curriculum that will continue through their high school career Heights Philadelphia (“Heights”) launched its Financial Services