Miles Ahead Scholars: An Overview

  • Miles Ahead Scholars: An OverviewThe MAS program is a unique academic and college-readiness honors program for Black and Latino males in the Houston Independent School District (HISD).

    In 2019, Texas State Senator Borris Miles worked with Dr. Grenita Lathan, former HISD Interim Superintendent, to launch the Miles Ahead Scholar program in Wheatley, Worthing, and Kashmere High Schools. The Miles Ahead Scholars program was designed to support our lowest-performing schools in their efforts to move toward becoming

    A-rated schools. The Miles Ahead Scholars program has developed a four-year program that provides AP academic courses, college counseling, community service, and exposure opportunities to ensure young men grades 9-12 are prepared for the college and career of their choice. Students in MAS achieve more because they are brought into a community of achievement that includes like-minded peers, dedicated instructors, and partners who create windows of opportunity. We currently have partnerships with Prairie View A&M University, NIKE, and VITOL.


    MAS Young Men

Program Components

  • Academic Achievement

  • College and Academic Advising

Exposure and Service Opportunities

  • The MAS program fosters student curiosity by exposing students to various events, service opportunities, and programs across the country.