Did You Know…

  • NPEA is a membership association for organizations, programs, and institutions that are committed to educational access for underserved students.
  • NPEA has more than 325 members in 35 states.
  • NPEA organizational members collectively serve more than 500,000 students nationwide.
  • NPEA members are located in major cities across the United States such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.

Snapshot of Students Served

  • 91% of NPEA member programs target youth from lower income families.*
  • 72% of students served during the 2011-2012 school year come from families in which parents did not attend college.**
  • 73% of students served during the 2011-2012 school year are eligible for free and reduced price lunch.**

NPEA is an initiative of The Steppingstone Foundation.

* This data compiled by annual survey designed and implemented by Brigham Nahas Research Associates.
**This data was compiled from NPEA member annual survey.