High School - Hilltop Scholars

Hilltop Scholars at the high school level focus on academic rigor and growth through 1:1 mentoring with academic coaches, leadership development, and STEAM-centric enrichments. Programming also in includes college and career preparation on an individualized level through financial literacy classes, SAT prep, scholarship research, admissions guidance and internship opportunities. Peace invites students from all Tacoma high schools to gather at our newly expanded community center located at 21st and S Cushman.


  • Monday-Thursday After School Tutoring
  • Academic Coaching & 1:1 Mentoring
  • Goal-Setting and Skill-Building
  • College and Career Readiness Seminars and Support
  • Field Trips, College Visits, Meals and Snacks
Our Goals
  • Opportunities for students to explore identity, create post-secondary and career plans
  • Complete credits required for admission into four-year college
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA
  • 90% attendance (or above)

To ensure equitable access for our students, we ask that participants meet the following requirements:

    • Address within the 98405 zip code
    • Preference will be given to those students historically underrepresented in college

Please contact the Program Manager for current schedule and program offerings.

Hilltop Scholars serves rising 9th-12th graders enrolled in Tacoma Public Schools. To download our enrollment forms, please use the buttons below.

  2106 S Cushman Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405

  (253) 383-0702


  Peace Community Center is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization | EIN 91-1746986