incomes of < $50,000, 41% were from single-family homes, and 92% were
from minority backgrounds (83% African American, 6% Asian, and 3% Hispanic). Furthermore, 41% of IYM students will be first in the family to attend college.
Schools where IYM has placed students include Cate, Deerfield Academy, Groton, Hotchkiss, Kent, Lawrenceville, Masters School, Northfield Mount Hermon, Phillips Academy, Phillips Exeter,St. Paul’s, and Taft School to name a few. Furthermore, IYM’s long-term impact is beginning to show as its first few boarding school graduating classes are now attending four-year colleges such as Yale University, Bates College, Boston College, Georgetown University, Colgate University, Williams College, Smith College, Howard University, Cornell University, Seton Hall University, Clemson University, Guilford College, Syracuse University, Wesleyan University, Fordham University, New York University, Hamilton College, Babson College, University of Denver, Franklin & Marshall College, Connecticut College, Fordham University and others. To date, 62 IYM scholars either are enrolled or have graduated from 4-year colleges/universities.