Staff Photo June 2015
New Student Group Photo June 2015

Determined To Succeed provides highly motivated students from low-income families with comprehensive year-round academic, enrichment, and social-emotional support from middle school through college graduation.


Our goal is 100% college enrollment and graduation.


The Great Debate

At the end of the past school year, our 8th grade students participated in The Great Debate — the culmination of their year long series of writing workshops.   The question they faced off on was “Is carrying a concealed weapon good or bad for America?” Pro and Con student teams were scored by judges […]


The Power of Perseverance

Through the Righteous Conversations Project at Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, teens and Holocaust Survivors create Public Service Announcements highlighting topics of social issues. Students at Milken Community Schools gifted their PSA, “The Power of Perseverance,” to Determined To Succeed this year at the RC 2015 PSA Gifting Ceremony. If you’re interested in becoming […]


As Featured In….

We are proud to be the National Partnership for Educational Access’s spotlight member of the month! The spotlight shares our story, our advice, and our aspirations for the future. Please check it out, and feel free to share on social media! The National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) is a membership association for organizations, programs, […]

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