5. There’s a School Program inside the Fort Washington Avenue Armory

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To supplement the sports training offered at the Fort Washington Avenue Armory, The Armory Foundation offers resources, classes, and college prep for the middle school and high school students who practice on the track. As the Foundation describes, the Army College Prep program exemplifies its “long-term commitment to ‘keeping kids on track’ by adding to our sports venue an after-school educational program to increase college opportunity for underserved New York public high school and middle school students.”

Armory College Prep has helped 95% of their students gain admissions to college (New York City’s average is 53%). Over 1000 students have graduated our of the program.