College, career & life ready
Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy does more than prepare scholars for higher education and careers. We provide them with the skills necessary to affect change in society and help transform their local, national and global communities.
Relationships that I form throughout my life matter in my college and career journey.
Each scholar has an adult mentor who is invested in the student's success. Mentor and Mentee work closely to nurture the development of the scholars’ inner life making college access and academic achievement possible.
I am capable of intellectual challenge and academic success.
Our scholars are developed as empowered and eager learners capable of acquiring knowledge in a variety of disciplines and settings.
I can see myself going to and through college.
Our scholars are keenly aware of all of the post-secondary opportunities available to them and have aspirations for college acceptance, persistence and college graduation.
Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy’s mission is to nurture scholars capable of transforming their world by sending them to and through college.
A transformational moment
Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy is in a growth phase, with scholars enrolling from across the city to join our college-prep, personalized learning environment. Our growing student population has demonstrated that the goal of 450 scholars is achievable however our current facility is inadequate for our programming including our Early College Program and our technology, health care, and business Career Pathways.
College acceptance rate since 2012
Over 300 scholars with growing enrollment
Over 60 scholars have earned early college credit since the pilot began in 2018.
Over 90% of our scholars qualify for free and reduced lunch; 98% are Black; and 18% of scholars have a diagnosed learning disability.
who we are
Founded in 2004, Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy (HFCA) is a public charter high school delivering a college-focused education to high school scholars from across the City of Milwaukee for over 16 years.
Our school sets ambitious goals for student achievement with the goal of creating scholars who are college, career, and life ready. Our graduates are consistently accepted into colleges and universities at a rate of 100% percent
We do more than prepare our scholars for higher education. We provide them with the skills necessary to make change in society and help transform their local, national, and global communities.
Transforming their world
Service to the community is integrated into our culture. During COVID, a team of scholars, staff and alumni sponsored a car wash and used the proceeds to show their support local first responders and community groups by partnering with two Black-owned businesses at the Sherman Phoenix.
Launching College Careers from Day One
The school’s Early College scholars are making huge gains in both the academic and soft skills necessary for college persistence.
To and Through College
Every year, our scholars have a special opportunity to learn from HFCA graduates on Alumni Day. This school tradition is a chance for current scholars to learn from the experiences of former scholars about their journey that has taken them to and through college.
Our Desired State
scholars enrolled in our high performing high school program
of scholars will graduate and are accepted by a 2-year or 4-year college or university
Over 60% of alumni graduate from a 4-year or complete a professional certificate within six years of graduation
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