Program Highlights

General Program

  • In 2018 graduated 131 senior Crosby Scholars
  • 24% of program participants are first generation college students

College Admissions and Financial Aid

  • Students in the 2018 class are enrolled in more than 30 colleges and universities
  • Seniors and their parents attended Financial Aid Workshops with hands on assistance in completing financial aid forms
  • Early financial aid planning and college admissions workshops were attended by parents of middle school students during the Crosby Scholar Academy sessions
  • More than $20,000 in Last Dollar Scholarships were awarded to Scholars for the 2017-18 year
  • 98% of our seniors enrolled in a four or two-year college
  • Assisted over 100 students to prepare for higher education as our first graduating class


  • Special volunteer advisor recruitment and training for volunteers
  • Summer advisor sessions were held with more than 100 rising seniors in 2018
  • Senior Crosby Scholars receive materials to assist them with the college admissions and financial aid process during the senior meeting

Crosby Scholars Academy

Academy Topics have included

  • Test Taking Skills
  • Note Taking Skills
  • Communication
  • College Survival Skills
  • Tearing Off Labels
  • No More Excuses
  • Right Decisions
  • High School Transition
  • Learning Styles
  • Perseverance Career Exploration
  • Teamwork
  • Getting Good Grades
  • SAT/ACT and College Admissions sessions offered to all junior Crosby Scholars

College admissions and financial aid workshops offered to parents

Community Service

Students in grades 6-12 provided more than 11,000 hours of volunteer service to the community during the 2017 - 2018 school year.