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Capital Partners for Education

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Last modified: March 21, 2012, 7:42 PM

Description

Founded in 1993, Capital Partners for Education (CPE) is a dynamic college preparatory program that helps motivated, low-income high school students in the Washington Metropolitan area overcome the academic and social barriers that may otherwise prevent them from attending and succeeding in the college of their choice. CPE identifies students who live in neighborhoods with very low-performing public high schools and empowers them to reach their full potential in high performing private and charter schools through a combination of one-on-one mentoring, college and career preparation, individualized staff support, and scholarships. In CPE's 19 year history, 99% of our graduates have gone on to college. In the past six years, 100% of our graduates have gone on to college.

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  • Become a CPE Mentor! Want to have a teenager think you’re the coolest? - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    October 16, 2014
    Location:
    Washington, DC, US
    Description:
    Nationally, 41% of low-income students will enter college, while only 8% will finish by their mid-20s. Since inception, 99% of Capital Partners for Education (...
  • Development Intern - Internship

    Last updated:
    August 27, 2014
    Location:
    Washington, DC, US
    Description:
    Background: Capital Partners for Education (CPE) makes a college degree possible for low-income youth in the Washington, DC area. Since 1993, we have connected...
  • Real Men…..MENtor! - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    June 17, 2014
    Location:
    Washington, DC, US
    Description:
    Real Men…..MENtor! Nationally, only 8% of low-income students will finish college by their mid-20s. For over 20 years, Capital Partners for Education (CPE) ha...

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Website:
http://www.cpfe.org
Government ID number:
52-1832497
Phone:
202-682-6020 ext. 228
Address:
1413 K St., NW, Second Floor, Washington, DC, 20005, US

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