Per Scholas

Per Scholas' mission is to open doors to technology careers for individuals from often overlooked communities. We envision a future where individuals from any community can access well-paying career positions, and where talent is recognized and recruited from many diverse sources. Founded in 1995, Per Scholas first worked to bridge the digital divide for families and children in New York by increasing access to personal computers. Since 1998, we have focused on ensuring the opportunity for adults (18+) to learn 21st century technological skills through rigorous, hands-on training leading to careers in IT. Today we provide our solutions in six cities across the country: Atlanta, GA; Greater Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; the National Capital Region; and New York. To date, Per Scholas has graduated more than 5,600 individuals from its trainings and placed more than 4,100 in jobs nationwide.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|93.41 Score


(4/4)|91.18 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|97 Score



Headquarter Address

804 East 138th Street
2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10454