Our Mission


Over 25 million low-income students in the US are six times more likely to drop out of high school.

Source: Recent study by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Our mission is to help these low-income students improve their Math and Reading skills so they can achieve success in school and beyond.

Our Solution


We believe personalized learning is the only way to help every student overcome their learning gaps and realize their full potential.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

"Our foundation's key focus for education is to promote effective personalized learning solutions."

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

"Personalized education can improve the learning outcomes by as much as 100%."

Sir Ken Robinson

"The shift to personalized learning is non-negotiable if education is to prepare students for the future."

Our solution is powered by ScootPad*, an intelligent adaptive learning platform, to deliver powerful personalized learning experiences for every student at scale.

* ScootPad is our official technology sponsor providing us with free and unlimited access to their adaptive learning platform.

Our Approach


YouCanAchieve.org was founded on the belief that a new kind of organization is needed - one with a different philosophy and approach - to achieve measurable and sustainable learning outcomes. Unlike traditional models, we deliver an end-to-end solution (as outlined below) in close partnership with each school.

* ScootPad is our official technology sponsor providing us with free and unlimited access to their adaptive learning platform.

From Our Blog


Why is San Francisco the state’s worst county for black student achievement?

  • Oct 25, 2017

4 Ways We Can Fund Personalized Learning to Create More Equitable Schools

  • Sep 24, 2017