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Fact File

Degree Progress Data


As of spring 2016, 81% of CAP students are on pace to earn their degrees within six years. This exceeds the national average of 20% for low-income students enrolled in college.

Enrollment Data

Making Waves Foundation’s College and Alumni Program (CAP) continues on a rapid growth trajectory supporting our Wave-Makers on their path toward college graduation. CAP now has 417 students enrolled for the 2016-2017 school year; an increase from 284 students in the 2015-2016 school year.

Making Waves Academy Gender Breakdown