Our Impact | Esperanza



94% of our Esperanza Academy Charter School students graduate on time (in a 100% minority student body); as compared to the School District of Philadelphia, where 50% of Hispanic and African American students drop out.

Esperanza College, the only Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in the state of Pennsylvania, has a graduation rate of 65% – compared to the national average of 15% at similar two-year, Associate’s degree-awarding institutions.

Social Change

In the past four years, our Immigration Legal Services department has helped over 90 people become new citizens of the United States.

Economic Development

Our job training program – the highest performing of its kind in the city of Philadelphia – serves 2500 welfare recipients each year with employment training and job search services.