Fast Facts

2019 Fast Facts for Jacob’s Ladder

  • 438 students to date

  • 55 Climbers in 2019

  • 4-year commitment by families

  • 50% rural, 50% urban areas of Virginia

  • 20 teachers

  • 15 Residential Advisors

  • $2,900, 4 weeks of residential camp

  • $1,325, Year-round advocacy/follow-up

  • $4,225 for one year, per child

  • $16,900 Total for a 4-year investment

  • 94% of Climbers enter college

  • $14+ million in scholarships have been awarded to Climbers to date

Colleges and Universities that Climbers attend or are graduates include: Boston University, Brown, Christopher Newport University, College of William & Mary, Dartmouth, Duke, Georgetown, James Madison University, Mary Washington, Old Dominion University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Smith College, Stanford, University of Chicago, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, University of Pennsylvania, University of Richmond, University of South Carolina, University of Texas, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, and Yale

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