My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Scholars is a program that supports postsecondary attainment and success rates for young Black and Latino males.

Objectives

  • Increase College, Career, and Military Readiness and Attainment Rates.
  • Significantly raise the rate of scholars who enroll in and complete a degree or certificate in a post-secondary institution after high school graduation.
  • Create or improve upon campus and district systems, and support a culture that fosters continuous improvement of post-secondary outcomes, especially for students of color who are low-income.

Strategies

  • Family and community engagement
  • Individualized activities to meet students where they are
  • Connecting students to future college and career options
  • Support for scholars through postsecondary journey

Schools Served, 2022-2023

  • Connally High School, Pflugerville ISD
  • Hendrickson High School, Pflugerville ISD
  • Pflugerville High School, Pflugerville ISD
  • Weiss High School, Pflugerville ISD
  • Crockett High School, Austin ISD
  • 1,100 current MBK scholars in Central Texas
  • 70% of 2020 and 2021 MBK Scholars cohorts transitioned successfully into postsecondary programs
  • ‚ÄčMBK Scholars have an 85% high school graduation rate