The Center for Optimal College Readiness (COCR) places students in the following schools and institutions where they provide outreach tutoring, mentoring, help with academic counseling and college application-related work:

Bronx Leadership Academy High School

Bronx Leadership Academy High School educates students to be committed to personal excellence and to the improvement of the quality of life within their communities and society as a whole by providing a program of high academic standards.

City College Academy of Arts

A traditional school with an accelerated curriculum, City College Academy of the Arts (CCAA) offers students in grades 6 to 12 a supportive environment and the chance to earn two years of college credit at the City College of New York (CCNY).

Family Life Academy Charter School

FLACS is a K-8 charter school that delivers a holistic education and whose students surpass state averages in academic achievement, are nurtured in a disciplined environment, develop good judgment, and are taught to be accountable for their actions.

Fredrick Douglass Academy III

Frederick Douglass Academy III is a college preparatory secondary school dedicated to providing an intensive academic program that will prepare scholars to enter the higher education institution of their choice.

In-Tech Academy

In-Tech Academy is a comprehensive secondary school serving a grade 6-12 population from within Community School District 10, committed to initiating and implementing a program of study for shaping the learning community for the 21st century.

Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy IV (KAPPA IV)

KAPPA IV fosters a nurturing environment that challenges, supports and raises expectations for youth in New York City. It provides a rigorous, accelerated academic program that prepares New York City youth for admission into specialized high schools.

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center builds on the strengths of residents in the diverse community, enabling them to affect change and improve the quality of their own lives and those of their families and their community.

Middle School 254

M.S. 254 provides all students with the knowledge, skills, and qualities required to be successful in an ever-changing, diverse, technological, and multicultural society.

Public School 7

P.S. 7 provides high quality instruction and authentic learning experiences in an inclusive environment that prepares students for real world success.

St. Barnabas High School

St. Barnabas is an all-girls Catholic college preparatory school that embraces global diversity and educates young women to develop both the confidence and the recognition that they have the potential to do and the power to be Christian leaders who will change the world.

Tech International Charter School

Tech International offers its students a technology enhanced, internationally focused and academically challenging education that develops the critical thinking skills needed for postsecondary success.

The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology

The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology exposes students to information technology and global commerce through a simulated economy and intensive technology training to prepare them to be successful in a rapidly changing world.