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Gadsden Math Project

Gadsden Math Project

The Nationally–recognized Gadsden Math Project brings college-level math (College Algebra & Pre-Calculus) to 7th & 8th Grade students in an after-school program taught by college professors.

  • Over 1,000 students have enrolled since 2007
  • Amazing success rates: over 95% of all students received letter grades of A, B or C
  • Professor Jesus Arrizon was recognized at the White House for innovative instruction
  • Students become eligible for summer study projects at Johns Hopkins and Stanford Universities
  • Students also become eligible for college-placement tests training them to excel in high school and beyond

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