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Breakthrough at Kent Denver Student Application

Application Deadline: _2/26/2021
Thank you for your interest in Breakthrough! Students and parents should carefully read all of the information below.

Breakthrough at Kent Denver accepts students regardless of race, creed, or color; we are committed to selecting a diverse group of motivated students. 


¡Gracias por su interés en Breakthrough! Los estudiantes y los padres deben leer cuidadosamente toda la información a continuación.

Breakthrough at Kent Denver acepta estudiantes independientemente de su raza, credo o color; estamos comprometidos a seleccionar un grupo diverso de estudiantes motivados.



Selection Timeline for Summer 11/30/2020- 2/26/2021:


Online Application and Parent / Guardian Packet Due Date: 2/26/2021


Decision Letters Mailed: 4/30/2021




Breakthrough Site Information:

Kent Denver School
4000 E Quincy Ave, Englewood, CO 80113
Brooke Lynn Brewer - bbrewer@kentdenver.org, 303-770-7660, ext 180

Kent Denver
Student Section: We are interested in getting to know each student who applies to Breakthrough so this section should ONLY BE COMPLETED BY THE STUDENT.  If you have any questions as you complete this portion of the application, please reach out to an adult.
Student Contact Information
Student Section: We are interested in getting to know each student who applies to Breakthrough so this section should ONLY BE COMPLETED BY THE STUDENT.  If you have any questions as you complete this portion of the application, please reach out to an adult.
Teacher or Other Recommenders
Breakthrough requires 2 teacher recommendations as part of the application process.  Please list the teachers who will provide your recommendations.  Your parent / guardian will be asked to provide their email addresses in the parent section of the application.
Please provide the teacher's full name.
Please provide the teacher's full name.
Breakthrough History

Names of family members, teachers, etc.
Breakthrough History: Siblings
School Information
ID number issued to you by the school or district.
Short Answer Questions:  Please answer all of the questions below using at least 2 sentences.  We want to see your best work!  You may copy/paste from a word document if you like.
1.  Attending school in the summer, plus Saturdays during the school year, requires dedication and commitment. What is your reason for applying and wanting to become a part of the Breakthrough program?
Your answer is required in order to submit.
2. My 3 best qualities are:
Your answer is required in order to submit.
3. Breakthrough students usually spend about 1 hour or less on homework each night during the summer program. Can you commit to doing this amount of homework each night? Why or why not? 
Your answer is required in order to submit.
4. I plan to attend college because...
Your answer is required in order to submit.
5. Think ahead to 10 years from now. What will you be doing to reach your important life goals and working toward YOUR dreams?
Your answer is required in order to submit.
Essay:  Please answer the questions below using 250 words or less.  We want to see your best work!  You may copy/paste from a word document if you like.
1. Consider a community of which you are part (e.g. neighborhood, school, or church) and reflect on one challenge faced by that community.  How can you help solve this challenge?
Your answer is required in order to submit.
Your answer is required in order to submit.

Family Section: This section of the application should ONLY BE COMPLETED BY A PARENT / GUARDIAN.

I would like to complete the Parent section the following language. 
Me gustaría completar la sección de padres en el siguiente idioma.

Please click the circle ONCE to select a language and then it will take about 10 seconds for the circle to darken and for the remainder of the form to load in your selected language.  Thank you!


Por favor oprima el círculo para elegir el idioma UNA VEZ. Después de seleccionar el idioma preferido, pasarán 10 segundos antes de que el círculo se oscurezca y la aplicación aparezca en el idioma indicado.  Muchas gracias por su paciencia. 

Parent / Guardian Information
Press Ctrl  or Command to select multiple options
Press Ctrl or Command to select multiple options

Employment History

Education History

Home Language

Please select all that apply.

Relationship Details

Información de contacto del padre/guardián (Parent / Guardian Contact Information - Spanish)
First Name
Last Name
Gender
Birth Country
Home Address Street
Home Address City
Home Address State
Home Address Zip Code
My address is the same as the student
Parent Email Address
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Work Phone
Preferred means of contact
Por favor seleccione los mejores días para contactarlo. Presione Ctrl o Command para seleccionar múltiples opciones.
Please select the best day(s) to contact you. Press Ctrl to select multiple options
Por favor seleccione el mejor momento para contactarlo. Presione Ctrl o Command para seleccionar múltiples opciones.
Please select the best time(s) to contact you. Press Ctrl to select multiple options.

Historial de empleo (Employment History)

Employment status
Employer name
Years with company or organization
Work Hours

Historial educativo (Education History)

Highest level of education completed
Country of bachelor’s degree
Country of master’s/professional/doctoral degree
Country of highest level of education

Idioma del hogar (Home Language)

What languages are regularly spoken in your home? Please select all that apply.
Specify home language(s)
How often do you speak English with your child at home?
What was the first language your child learned to speak?
How comfortable are you with English?
Would you need documents and communication to be translated for you?

Detalles de la relación (Relationship Details)

What is your relationship to the student?
Do you have a spouse or partner who lives in the same household as you and your student?
What is your spouse/partner's relationship to the student?
Is there any other adult(s) involved in the student's upbringing or living in your home that we should be in contact with?
Please provide details
How much of the time does your student live with you?
Does student receive additional financial support from another parent or guardian?
Where does the student live when not living with you?
If you selected "other" for the question above, please explain
Lời tuyên bố của phụ huynh/ người giám hộ (Parent/Guardian Information - Vietnamese)


Hướng dẫn: Biểu mẫu này dành cho phụ huynh hoặc người giám hộ của học sinh để hoàn thành. Xin vui lòng nộp biểu mẫu này với đơn đăng kí của học sinh. Tại sao chúng tôi hỏi những câu hỏi này? Yếu tố chính mà chúng tôi xem xét trong mỗi đương đơn là động lực. Tuy nhiên, chúng tôi cũng xem xét những yếu tố khác như học sinh có phải là thế hệ đầu tiên trong gia đình đi đại học. Mặc dù những yếu tố này có thể ảnh hưởng đến quyết định của chúng tôi, nhưng chúng không đảm bảo hoặc loại bỏ đơn học sinh. Những câu hỏi này sẽ không được chia sẻ với bất cứ ai bên ngoài chương trình BreakthroughXin lưu ý rằng chương trình này chỉ dành cho học sinh học lớp 6. 

First Name
Last Name
Gender
Birth Country
Home Address Street
Home Address City
Home Address State
Home Address Zip Code
My address is the same as the student
Parent Email Address
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Work Phone
Preferred means of contact
Please select the best day(s) to contact you. Press Ctrl to select multiple options
Please select the best time(s) to contact you. Press Ctrl to select multiple options.

Lich sử công việc (Employment History)

Employment status
Employer name
Years with company or organization

Lịch Sử học vấn (Education History)

Highest level of education completed
Country of bachelor’s degree
Country of master’s/professional/doctoral degree
Country of highest level of education
Please specify country of education
Ngôn ngữ ở nhà (Home Language)
What languages are regularly spoken in your home? Please select all that apply.
Specify home language(s)
How often do you speak English with your child at home?
What was the first language your child learned to speak?
How comfortable are you with English?
Would you need documents and communication to be translated for you?
Chi tiết mối quan hệ (Relationship Details)
Do you have a spouse or partner who lives in the same household as you and your student?
What is your relationship to the student?
What is your spouse/partner's relationship to the student?
Is there any other adult(s) involved in the student's upbringing or living in your home that we should be in contact with?
Please provide details
How much of the time does your student live with you?
Does student receive additional financial support from another parent or guardian?
Where does the student live when not living with you?
If you selected "other" for the question above, please explain
Parent / Guardian #2 Contact Information

Relationship Details

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Press Ctrl to select multiple options

Employment History

Education History

Home Language

Please select all that apply.
Información de contacto del otro padre/guardián (Parent / Guardian #2 Contact Information - Spanish)
First Name
Last Name
Gender
Gender Specify
Birth Country
Home Address Street
Home Address City
Home Address State
Home Address Zip Code
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Work Phone
Email Address
What is their relationship to the student?
How much of the time does your student live with them?
Preferred means of contact
Por favor seleccione los mejores días para contactarlo. Presione Ctrl o Command para seleccionar múltiples opciones.
Please select the best day(s) to contact you. Press Ctrl to select multiple options
Por favor seleccione el mejor momento para contactarlo. Presione Ctrl o Command para seleccionar múltiples opciones.
Please select the best time(s) to contact you. Press Ctrl to select multiple options.

Historial de empleo (Employment History)

Employment status
Employer name
Years with company or organization
Work Hours

Historia educativo (Education History)

Highest level of education completed
Country of bachelor’s degree
What year were they last enrolled in college
What year did they complete your bachelor’s degree?
Country of master’s/professional/doctoral degree
Country of highest level of education
Please specify country of education
What languages are regularly spoken in your home? Please select all that apply.
Specify home language(s)
How often do they speak English with your child at home?
What was the first language your child learned to speak?
How comfortable are they with English?
Would they need documents and communication to be translated for you?
Thông tin hụ huynh/người giám hộ #2  (Parent / Guardian #2 Contact Information - Vietnamese)
First Name
Last Name
Gender
Gender Specify
Birth Country
Home Address Street
Home Address City
Home Address State
Home Address Zip Code
Home Phone
Cell Phone
Work Phone
Email Address
What is their relationship to the student?
How much of the time does the student live with them?
Preferred means of contact
Please select the best day(s) to contact you. Press Ctrl to select multiple options
Please select the best time(s) to contact you. Press Ctrl to select multiple options.

Lịch sử công việc (Employment History - Vietnamese)

Employment status
Employer name
Years with company or organization

Lịch Sử học vấn  (Education History)

Highest level of education completed
Country of bachelor’s degree
Country of master’s/professional/doctoral degree
Country of highest level of education
What languages are regularly spoken in your home? Please select all that apply.
Specify home language(s)
How often do they speak English with your child at home?
How comfortable are they with English?
Would they need documents and communication to be translated for you?

Family Section: This section of the application should ONLY BE COMPLETED BY A PARENT / GUARDIAN.  Breakthrough will review all information carefully, confidentially, and holistically.

Breakthrough History

Names of family members, teachers, etc.
Historal de Breakthrough (Breakthrough History - Spanish)

How did you hear about Breakthrough?
Other - please explain
Please provide details on how you heard about Breakthrough. Names of family members, teachers, etc.
Do you have any other children in the program or who has/have completed the program?
Other Student Name
Other Student Birthdate
Other Student Grade
Other Student Breakthrough Site

Lịch sử Breakthrough (Breakthrough History - Vietnamese)

How did you hear about Breakthrough?
Other - please explain
Please provide details on how you heard about Breakthrough. Names of family members, teachers, etc.
Do you have any other children in the program or who has/have completed the program?
Other Student Name
Other Student Birthdate
Other Student Grade
Other Student Breakthrough Site

Family Background
Antecedentes de Familia (Family Background - Spanish)
Is your monthly income fixed or flexible?
What is total pre-tax income last year
How many people living in your household are under the age of 18?
How many people in your household are 18 years of age or older?
Please upload your 1040 (optional):
Has anything happened in the last year that has impacted the accuracy of the information provided on your current financial situation?
Hoàn Cảnh Gia Đình (Family Background - Vietnamese)
Is your monthly income fixed or flexible?
What is your total pre-tax income last year
How many people living in your household are under the age of 18?
How many people in your household are 18 years of age or older?
Please upload your 1040 (optional):
Has anything happened in the last year that has impacted the accuracy of the information provided on your current financial situation?

Family Section: This section of the application should ONLY BE COMPLETED BY A PARENT / GUARDIAN.  Breakthrough will review all information carefully, confidentially, and holistically.

Student Background

You may choose more than one.
Hold down the Ctrl button to choose more than one.
Can be specific ethnicity (Hmong, Chinese, Nigerian), religious affiliation (Muslim, Jewish, Jain), or any other community your student identifies with.

Check all that apply.
Examples: Sports, Avid, Boys and Girls Club, Religious Activities, etc.


If applicable (i.e. speech therapy, extra tutoring, medication, any accomodations, IEP, 504 Accomodation plans, RSP, etc.)
Antecedentes del estudiante (Student Background - Spanish)
Does your student qualify for Free and Reduced Price Lunch?
Is your student Hispanic or Latino/a?

Which of the following choices describe your student's race? You may choose more than one.
Please specify student's country/ies of origin. Hold down the Ctrl button to choose more than one.
Please list or describe any other communities your student identifies with. Can be specific ethnicity (Hmong, Chinese, Nigerian), religious affiliation (Muslim, Jewish, Jain), or any other community your student identifies with.
How will your student get to/from Breakthrough?

Other transport:
Breakthrough provides students with access to public transportation, but students often travel to and from the program alone. Would you allow your child to travel alone on public transportation:
Ejemplos: Deportes, Avid, Boys and Girls Club, actividades religiosas, etc. Does your student currently participate in any other programs or activities?Examples: Sports, Avid, Boys and Girls Club, Religious Activities, etc.

Please describe your student's other commitment(s). How many hours per week does your student dedicate to each activity and how flexible are these commitments?
Do you foresee any conflicts with the dates of the program?

Please explain conflicts/concerns:
To ensure that your child receives the consideration, support and encouragement they need while in Breakthrough, please share any educational support your student has or is currently receiving. If applicable (i.e. speech therapy, extra tutoring, medication, any accomodations, IEP, 504 Accomodation plans, RSP, etc.)
Please describe educational support
Breakthrough is a rigorous 6-year academic commitment. How will you help your student fulfill this commitment? Please explain.
Please upload a student photo (optional)
Hoàn Cảnh Học Sinh (Student Background - Vietnamese)
Does your student qualify for Free and Reduced Price Lunch?
Is your student Hispanic or Latino/a?

Which of the following choices describe your student's race? You may choose more than one.
Please specify student's country/ies of origin. Hold down the Ctrl button to choose more than one.
Please list or describe any other communities your student identifies with. Can be specific ethnicity (Hmong, Chinese, Nigerian), religious affiliation (Muslim, Jewish, Jain), or any other community your student identifies with.
How will your student get to/from Breakthrough?

Other transport:
Breakthrough provides students with access to public transportation, but students often travel to and from the program alone. Would you allow your child to travel alone on public transportation:
Ví dụ: Thể thao, Avid, Boys and Girls Club, Hoạt Động Tôn Giáo, vv. Does your student currently participate in any other programs or activities?Examples: Sports, Avid, Boys and Girls Club, Religious Activities, etc.

Please describe your student's other commitment(s). How many hours per week does your student dedicate to each activity and how flexible are these commitments?
Do you foresee any conflicts with the dates of the program?

Please explain conflicts/concerns:
To ensure that your child receives the consideration, support and encouragement they need while in Breakthrough, please share any educational support your student has or is currently receiving. If applicable (i.e. speech therapy, extra tutoring, medication, any accomodations, IEP, 504 Accomodation plans, RSP, etc.)
Please describe educational support
Breakthrough is a rigorous 6-year academic commitment. How will you help your student fulfill this commitment? Please explain.
Please upload a student photo (optional)

Family Section: This section of the application should ONLY BE COMPLETED BY A PARENT / GUARDIAN.  Breakthrough will review all information carefully, confidentially, and holistically.

Short Answer Questions: Help us get to know your student by responding to the questions below.  You may copy/paste from a word document if you like.
1.  Why would you like your student to be a part of Breakthrough?
2.  Please describe any relationship stress your child has experienced in his or her
life (for example, the death or serious illness of a parent, guardian, or sibling;
the incarceration of a parent, guardian, or sibling).
3.  Breakthrough provides buses for students during the Summer Program, however, we ask that families drop off and pick up their students at the once a month Saturday Schools during the school year. Is there any reason why your family cannot transport your student to Saturday Schools (for example, lack of transportation, work, religious commitments)?
Preguntas de respuesta corta: ayúdenos a conocer a su estudiante respondiendo a las siguientes preguntas (Short Answer Questions - Spanish)
1.  ¿Por qué le gustaría que su estudiante fuera parte de Breakthrough?
Tell us why you would like your student to be part of Breakthrough?
2.  Por favor describa cualquier estrés relacionado con las relaciones que su hijo haya experimentado en su vida (por ejemplo, la muerte o enfermedad grave de un padre, tutor o hermano; el encarcelamiento de un padre, tutor o hermano).
Please describe any relationship stress your child has experienced in his or her life (for example, the death or serious illness of a parent, guardian, or sibling; the incarceration of a parent, guardian, or sibling).
3.  Breakthrough proporciona autobuses para los estudiantes durante el Programa de Verano, sin embargo, pedimos que las familias dejen y recojan a sus estudiantes para las Escuelas Sabatinas una vez al mes durante el año escolar. ¿Hay alguna razón por la que su familia no pueda transportar a su estudiante a las Escuelas Sabatinas (por ejemplo, falta de transporte, trabajo, compromisos religiosos)?  
3. Breakthrough provides buses for students during the Summer Program, however, we ask that families drop off and pick up their students at the once a month Saturday Schools during the school year. Is there any reason why your family cannot transport your student to Saturday Schools (for example, lack of transportation, work, religious commitments)?
Những câu trả lời ngắn: Giúp chúng tôi tìm hiểu thêm về học sinh của bạn bằng cách trả lời các câu hỏi bên dưới (Short Answers - Vietnamese)
1.  Hãy nói cho chúng tôi biết tại sao BẠN, với tư cách là cha mẹ/ người giám hộ muốn là một phần của Breakthrough và tại sao bạn nghĩ rằng điều quan trọng đối với con bạn là được đi học đại học 4 năm?
Tell us why YOU, as the parent(s)/guardian(s) want to be part of the Breakthrough community and why you think it is important for your child to attend a 4-year college or university?
2.  Breakthrough đang tìm kiếm những học sinh có trách nhiệm với bản thân, với việc học hành và với mọi trách nhiệm khác. Hãy cho chúng tôi biết tại sao bạn nghĩ con bạn là một học sinh có trách nhiệm. Xin hãy chia sẻ ví dụ hỗ trợ ý kiến của bạn.
Breakthrough is looking for students who are committed to themselves, their academics, and to all responsibilities. Please tell us why you think your child is a dedicated and committed student. Please share any examples to support your ideas.
3.  Xin hãy chia sẻ hành trình giáo dục của bạn với chúng tôi. Có bất kì trở ngại nào mà bạn đã trải qua đã ngăn bạn theo học bằng cao đẳng hay đại học không?
Please share your own educational journey with us. What obstacles, if any, did you experience, that prevented you from pursuing higher education or a college degree?
Student School Information
Información de la escuela del estudiante (Student School Information - Spanish)
Name of student's current school
Will the student be attending the same school next year
Student's new school name
Please list the school counselor who will send your student's grades/test scores.
Thông tin trường hoc (Student School Information - Vietnamese)
Name of student's current school
Will the student be attending the same school next year
Student's new school name
Please list the school counselor who will send your student's grades/test scores.
Recommendation Information: Breakthrough at Kent Denver requires two recommendations as part of the application process.  

Teacher 1
If this name is incorrect or mispelled, please correct under the student section on page 3 of this form.
Teacher 2
If this name is incorrect or mispelled, please correct under the student section on page 3 of this form.
Información de recomendación: Breakthrough at Kent Denver requiere dos recomendaciones cómo parte del proceso de solicitud. (Recommender Information - Spanish) 

Maestro 1
Recommender's Name. If this name is incorrect or mispelled, please correct under the student section on page 3 of this form.
Recommender's Emai
Maestro 2
Recommender's Name. If this name is incorrect or mispelled, please correct under the student section on page 3 of this form.
Recommender's Email
Thông tin giới thiệu: Chương Trình Breakthrough Thung lũng Silicon yêu cầu hai người giới thiệu như là một phần của quá trình đăng ký. Nếu con bạn học trong học khu Franklin McKinley, hai người giới thiệu có thể là hai giáo viên hoặc một giáo viên và một người làm giáo dục (ví dụ: người cố vấn học sinh, hiệu trưởng). Nếu con bạn theo học ở học khu San Jose Unified, hai người giới thiệu phải là MỘT giáo viên toán và MỘT giáo viên ngữ văn. Học sinh đã cung cấp tên, vui lòng cung cấp địa chỉ email và chúng tôi sẽ liên hệ với các giáo viên trực tiếp qua email. (Recommenders - Vietnamese)

Giáo Viên 1 (Teacher 1)
Recommender's Name. If this name is incorrect or mispelled, please correct under the student section on page 3 of this form.
Recommender's Emai
Giáo Viên 2 (Teacher 2)
Recommender's Name. If this name is incorrect or mispelled, please correct under the student section on page 3 of this form.
Recommender's Email
Breakthrough Expectations
Breakthrough is a six-year commitment. Summers during middle and early high school, and once a month Saturday Schools during the school year. 

 By checking the box below, you are acknowledging that you understand the expectations Breakthrough has for its students and families accepted into its program.
Expectativas de Breakthrough (Breakthrough Expectations - Spanish)
Breakthrough es un compromiso de seis años: todos los veranos durante la escuela secundaria y principios de la escuela preparatoria, y las Escuelas Sabatinas una vez al mes durante los años escolares.

Al marcar la casilla a continuación, reconozco que entiendo que el programa es un compromiso de seis años y que estamos entusiasmados de participar y recibir el apoyo necesario para asegurar que nuestro hijo/a se inscriba en una universidad de cuatro años después de la escuela secundaria.
I understand the expectations of Breakthrough.
Kỳ vong của Breakthrough (Breakthrough Expectations - Vietnamese)
Affiliate specific expectations language...

Bằng cách chọn ô dưới đây, tôi xác nhận rằng tôi hiểu được chương trình là một cam kết kéo dài sáu năm và chúng tôi rất hào hứng tham gia và nhận được sự hỗ trợ cần thiết để đảm bảo con của chúng tôi đi học trường đại học bốn năm sau trung học
I understand the expectations of Breakthrough.

It may take up to 1 minute for the application to process before you see the confirmation screen.  Please do not hit submit a second time.  Thank you for your patience!


Podrá tomar hasta un minuto para procesar la aplicación antes de que vea la confirmación.  Por favor no ingrese la aplicación dos veces.  Muchas gracias por su paciencia.