Double Discovery Center


Educating Children of Promise since 1965




Established in 1965, DDC provides low-income and first-generation college-bound community youth and families with a comprehensive set of services to support young people’s college readiness.  We define college readiness as the level of preparation needed to enroll and succeed in a credit-bearing college course by proficiently completing the course without remediation so that a student can advance to the next sequential course and remain on-track for degree attainment.


The Double Discovery Center is accepting applications from students, across the 7th through 12th grades, from its ten partner NYC public schools: 

Upward Bound (UB) | Students enroll in 9th or 10th grade. Partner schools include: