National College Readiness Institute (NCRI) partners with a variety of schools and organizations to move our mission forward and close the achievement gap for underprivileged students and families.

Through each partnership, NCRI offers evidence-based initiatives that instill youth with a global mindset and the essential skills to succeed in their own college and career endeavors.

School Partnerships

Our partners include various school districts and private schools throughout the Greater Houston area. To learn more about each program and see which programs are offered at individual schools, we invite you to explore our programs.

Harris County Department of Education

Harris County Department of Education

The Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) provides grants for educational after school and summer programming for students. We’re honored to offer STEAM, college readiness, and enrichment opportunities to students in Harris County through these grants.

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston includes a network of Catholic schools that we serve through our programs.

Nonprofit Organizations

We also partner with a variety of nonprofit organizations focused on improving the lives and futures of youth.

YMCA of Greater Houston


The YMCA of Greater Houston offers multiple afterschool programs for Houston youth throughout the area. We’ve partnered up to provide programming to participating students.

KIND Girls Mentoring Program

K.I.N.D. Girls Mentoring Program

The K.I.N.D. Girls Mentoring Program works to develop model teens and future leaders. On an ongoing basis, we work together to offer programming to teens at K.I.N.D. Girls Mentoring Program events, workshops, and monthly meetings.

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile logo

The National College Readiness Institute participates in Amazon’s Amazon Smile initiative. When you shop through Amazon Smile and note the National College Readiness Institute as your preferred nonprofit, a portion of the proceeds of your purchases works to support our programming.