Of graduates have enrolled in college
since the program began serving students through the end of high school
This program and the people who run it see the best in us students, even if we can’t see it ourselves.
- George Montero, SQB Boston 2017
98% of students feel that SquashBusters connects them with caring adults.
More than 30 SquashBusters alumni have gone on to play squash at schools like Bates College, Colby College, Harvard University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and St. Lawrence University.
Jennifer Mbah, SQB Boston 2017, currently plays for Mount Holyoke.
Photo Credit: Mount Holyoke Athletics.
of alumni complete their Bachelor’s degrees within 6 years
Squash has changed my life. The game has taught me to be mentally tough, disciplined, patient, and persistent.
- JP Morais, SQB Boston 2006
Serving the Community
SquashBusters students graduate having completed 12-14 community service projects - many complete far more.
Through squash, academic support, and consistently high expectations, SquashBusters enhances students’ leadership and character and allow them to build networks that they otherwise would never be able to.
- Juma Crawford, Board Member
of students credit SquashBusters with keeping them physically active
SquashBusters students engage in 1.5 hours of exercise, three times per week.
graduates from the Class of 2019 enrolled in college
On average, 84% of the class of 2019's financial need was covered through debt-free grants and scholarships.
Seeing the World
External partners like Squash and Education Alliance (SEA), Summer Search and Lewis Family Foundation provide our students with incredible travel opportunities.
students served since launching in 1996
SquashBusters has shown me that I can do more with myself and I can go to college.
- Student Survey