The Latino graduation rate in Georgia has been on the rise (38% in 2001 to 62% in 2015), but there is still much ground to cover. We are happy to report that over 90% of the current students in the Mission’s programs will earn their diplomas – making many the first in their families to do so.
How do we achieve such a high rate of success? We start early and nurture our students from 1st-12th grade.
Our programs are designed to transform our students’ lives, and create a lasting legacy for their families. We believe that education, both academic and spiritual, leads to new opportunities and inspires hope for very bright futures.
Our target audience: The Mission serves at-risk, primarily Latino, students from Lake Forest and High Point Elementary Schools, Ridgeview Charter Middle School and Riverwood International Charter High School.
We consider a student at-risk if he or she comes from a home where: