• 85.5% – graduation rate for CT high schools; 70.2% among Hispanics & Latinos, 75.7% among African-Americans
  • 88.9% – graduation rate in Stamford, CT high schools; 47.5% among Hispanics, 55.7% among African-Americans
  • Public high school population in Stamford, CT = 4,500; percentage that qualify for free/reduced lunch = 51%; 1,845 low-income high school students in Stamford
  • Dropouts of the CT high school class of 2011 will lose more than $1.4 billion in lifetime earnings because they lack a high school diploma.
  • Each class of high school dropouts costs the state an estimated $84 million/year.

Since our founding in 2009, 94% of our graduates have commitments to two- or four-year colleges and 99% graduated from high school as planned.
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  • Graduation Rates

    2015-16: 138 total members, 40 seniors – 40 graduated and 38 went on to college or professional schools
    2014-15: 130 total members, 51 seniors – 51 graduated and 48 went on to college or professional schools
    2013-14: 108 total members, 41 seniors – 41 graduated and 38 went on to college or professional schools
    2012-13: 100 total members, 44 seniors – 43 graduated and 37 went on to college or professional schools
    2011-12: 92 total members, 44 seniors – 43 graduated and 41 went on to college or professional schools
    2010-11: 55 total members, 23 seniors – 23 graduated and 19 went on to college or professional schools
    2009-10: 36 total members, 16 seniors – 16 graduated and went on to college or professional schools

Future 5 operates with four full-time and one part-time employees who oversee a volunteer staff of 60+ devoted individuals who have committed over 5,000 hours to the Future 5 enrichment programs.