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We envision a world of highly effective leaders from diverse backgrounds and experiences working together to make a change.


At Gotham Scholars, our mission is to empower motivated public high school students to reach their greatest potential through rigorous academic enrichment, dedicated professional mentorship, exposure to extracurricular activities, and college access support.


Applied Learning for Classroom and Life


Gotham Scholars is proud to partner with Advantage Testing to provide elite test preparation starting in 11th grade. Students receive customized lesson plans and weekly sessions to build their study skills, test-taking skills, test time management, and confidence to prepare for standardized tests to add to their college applications in 12th grade.

Gotham Scholars is proud to partner with the Brooklyn Debate League to provide subject matter expertise in structured communication and debate. Scholars work on debate prep, research, argument creation, and delivery in a classroom environment. They then use these skills in regular intra-high school tournaments to strengthen their confidence and quick-thinking communication skills.


Gotham Scholars is proud to partner with Home Power Yoga (based in NJ) to provide wellness classes focusing on yoga practice, meditation, nutrition, and mindfulness. Students meet regularly in person with a licensed nutritionist and yoga instructor to discuss stress management and build skills to practice healthy wellness practices throughout their academic careers.

Gotham Scholars is proud to partner with REELWORKS, a NY based media & entertainment nonprofit helping teens discover the world of film making and media from script writing to lighting and camera work. Our curriculum offers filmmaking courses to help develop storytelling skills, project management skills and more. 



of every dollar donated goes directly to scholarly programming


of our first-generation, low income Scholars receive significant financial aid


of our Scholars have been admitted to the Top 100 Universities

We are a 501c3 funded by individual contributors who believe in the simple idea that all humans should have the opportunity to aim high. 100% of your dollars will be applied to supporting our students with classroom, technology, extracurricular, and college access work.

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