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.
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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.
Empowering learners of all backgrounds with information and tools to navigate the college search, selection, financial aid, and application process Heights Philadelphia (“Heights”) and University of Pennsylvania Admissions Office (“Penn
The Rising Senior Edition is the Summer Supplement to the Step Up to College Guide. The Supplement informs juniors entering their senior year about the steps they need to take during
THINK BIGGER. AIM HIGHER. Heights Philadelphia (Heights) celebrated its inaugural class of students with the first Heights Graduation Celebration hosted at Citizens Bank Park on Friday, June 2nd. More than