10,000 Degrees is committed to making real, lasting change. Read our statement.

Our Mission

Our mission is to achieve educational equity and to support students from low-income backgrounds to and through college to positively impact their communities and the world.

Our Vision

We envision a world where all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic background will have the full range of educational opportunities, support, and resources to realize their full potential.

Our Values

Education is the foundation of a just and equitable society. Students and their families as well as schools and local leaders each play a critical role in educating the next generation and strengthening the economic vitality and social health of our communities.