Opportunity Portfolio Programs

The Opportunity Portfolio will use a comprehensive vetting and assessment process to identify exceptional School-Community Partners called Portfolio Partners that provide quality learning opportunities called Portfolio Programs. BPS will provide Portfolio Partners with a variety of supports intended to grow their Portfolio Programs.

Below is the list of Partner Programs that have undergone the Boston Public Schools’ vetting and assessment process to become a Portfolio Program.

Extended Learning Time

  • 826 Boston, Writers’ Rooms
  • Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention, Summer Spot – Summer Learning Program
  • BELL (Building Educated Leaders For Life), BELL After School
  • Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Red Oak Afterschool & Summer Program
  • Boston Debate League, After-School Debate League
  • City Year, Academic Tutoring Program
  • CitySprouts, School Garden Program
  • Discovering Justice, The Mock Trial Program
  • Generations Incorporated, Classroom Literacy Program
  • Harlem Lacrosse, Harlem Lacrosse-Boston
  • HMS MEDscience, HMS MEDscience
  • Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion, Inc. (IBA), Afterschool Program
  • Jewish Community Relations Council, Greater Boston Jewish Coalition for Literacy: Community Volunteers
  • Latino STEM Alliance, Robotics STEM Program
  • Mass Audubon’s Boston Nature Center, Boston Schools Environmental Initiative (BSEI)
  • Sociedad Latina, STEAM Team
  • The Steppingstone Foundation, College Success Academy
  • The3PointFoundation, Boston After-School Program
  • UMass Boston – College of Education and Human Development, TAG/ALERTA
  • YMCA of Greater Boston, Before & Afterschool Programs @ BPS

College & Career Readiness

  • A-List Education, SAT Prep
  • Apprentice Learning, Apprentice Learning Apprenticeships
  • Boston Debate League, Evidence Based Argumentation
  • Boston Partners in Education, Accelerate, Power Lunch, and Aim High
  • Boston Plan for Excellence, Boston Teacher Residency
  • Boston Private Industry Council (PIC), School-to-Career
  • Breakthrough Greater Boston, 6th – 12th Grade College Access Program
  • BUILD
  • College Advising Corps – Boston University
  • Jewish Vocational Services, Transitions to Work
  • MASS INSIGHT EDUCATION, Massachusetts STEM and English Advanced Placement Program
  • OneGoal
  • Science from Scientists, In-School Module-Based STEM Enrichment Program
  • Sociedad Latina, Escalera: Steps to Success and emprende!
  • Tenacity, CollegePrep/Post-Secondary Success
  • uAspire, College Affordability Advising
  • WriteBoston, Writing Coach and Professional Development Program

Social Emotional Learning & Wellness

  • Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention, Connecting With Care
  • Boch Center, Boch Center In-School Residency Program
  • Boston Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnerships (BCHNP)
  • Boston Scores, Elementary and Middle School Program
  • Center for Teen Empowerment, Inc., Youth Organizing Initiative and Trauma Informed Youth Development Training for Teachers
  • Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, Day Time Visual Arts & Woodworking Program
  • Generation Citizen, Action Civics Curriculum – Democracy Coach Model
  • Johns Hopkins University – Talent Development Secondary, EWS
  • Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program
  • Peer Health Exchange Boston
  • Playworks, Playworks Coach Service
  • Scholar Athletes
  • Urban Improv, School Workshop Series
  • Wediko Children’s Services, Living with Loss Groups
  • Wediko Children’s Services, MassStart
  • YWCA Boston, Youth Leadership Initiative (InIt)

Students & Families Experiencing Homelessness

  • Key Steps, Inc.
  • Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD), Housing and Homelessness Prevention
  • Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD), SummerWorks
  • Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD), Career Explorations
  • Children’s Services of Roxbury, Children’s Services of Roxbury (CSR) School-Based Services
  • Metro Housing Boston, Housing Supports
  • Catie’s Closet, BPS In-School Closets
  • Youth Harbors
  • Room to Grow
  • Mothers for Justice and Equality, Youth Peer Leadership School Year Program
  • Project RIGHT, Strengthening Families for Young Children (Abundant Life Series)
  • Ecumenical Social Action Committee, ESAC Youth Opportunity Collaborative
  • Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, Site-Based Mentoring
  • Friends for the Children-Boston
  • Citizen Schools, Extended Learning Time Program
  • Community Work Service, Youth Employment Services

English Learners

  • Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ArckBoston), Arts Inegration
  • Boston Debate League, After-School Debate League
  • Gaston Insitute/UMass Boston, TAG/ALERTA
  • Imagine Learning Inc.
  • Inquilnos Boricuas en Accion, Inc. (IBA) ,IBA’s Afterschool Program
  • JFYNetworks, JFYNet College Readiness – PostSecondary
  • United Nations Association of Greater Boston (UNAGB), Model UN
  • YMCA of Greater Boston, YMCA of Greater Boston Before & Afterschool Programs @ BPS

2018 5th Quarter 

  • Achieve*
  • African Community Development of New England (ACEDONE)*
  • Alliance for Inclusion and Prevention, Summer Spot – Summer Learning Program*
  • BELL (Building Educated Leaders For Life), BELL Rising Scholars
  • Boston Latin School, Summer Review Exam Schools (Grade 7-12)*
  • Boston Scores, Summer Learning Academy*
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, Sumner and Hennigan Boys & Girls Club*
  • BPS Dept. of Early Childhood, Summer Early Focus (Mattahunt, West Zone, OG/UP Dorchester)*
  • Breakthrough Greater Boston, 6th – 12th Grade College Access Program
  • Bridge to Calculus, Bridge to Calculus
  • Brighton High School, Bengal Summer Scholars Program*
  • Burke High School, Burke Academic & Mentoring for over-aged & under-credited students*
  • Charlestown High School, Charlestown High School Summer Programming*, Summer Reading Program
  • Courageous Sailing for Youth, Inc., Swim Sail Science*
  • DotHouse Health*
  • East Boston High School, East Boston High School EL*, East Boston High School Summer Review*
  • Edwards Middle School, Edwards Summer Learning Academy*
  • English High School, Summer English High School Program*
  • Excel High School, Summer – Excel*
  • Freedom House, Summer Learning Project*
  • Hale, Hale Outdoor Learning Adventures*
  • Harlem Lacrosse*
  • Harvard/Kent Elementary School, Harvard-Kent Summer Learning Program*
  • Haynes Early Education Center, Haynes Summer Scholars Program*
  • Horizons at Dedham Country Day, Horizons at Dedham Country Day Summer Program*
  • Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion, Inc. (IBA), IBA’s Summer Learning Project*
  • Joseph M. Tierney Learning Center, Summer Learning Project*
  • Madison Park Technical Vocational High School, Madison Park Summer School*, Rising Freshman Accelerated Math*
  • Mario Umana Academy*
  • McKay K-8 School, Donald McKay and James Otis Summer Academic Enrichment Program*
  • O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science, O’Bryant Summer Academy (7 – 12)*
  • Quincy Elementary School, Josiah Quincy Elementary Summer Learning Academy*
  • Sociedad Latina, Academy for Latinos Achieving Success*,  STEAM Team*
  • Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center, Summer Learning at Sportsmen’s*
  • The Steppingstone Foundation, College Success Academy*
  • TechBoston Academy*
  • The3PointFoundation, C.A.B. Academy*
  • Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center, Summer Connections*
  • UMass Boston – Gaston-CEHD, TAG/ALERTA*
  • Urban Science Academy, WREC Summer Academic, College, and Career Pathways Program*
  • West End House, West End House Credit Recovery Program*
  • YMCA of Greater Boston, Summer Learning @ The Gardner Pilot Academy*, Summer Learning Academy @ Ponkapoag Outdoor Center*, Summer Learning Academy @ the Mario Umana*
  • Young Achievers School of Science & Math, Young Achievers Summer Acceleration Academy*
  • Zoo New England, Summer Learning*

*= BPS Summer Learning Academy