An Achievable Dream has received numerous local, state and national awards for excellence in education

  • AAD has a 100% on-time graduation rate
  • 95% of our graduates attend college and 5% join the military
  • Members of the Class of 2017 have received $2,018,300 in scholarship funds
  • AAD students annually score equal or better than top Virginia students on state SOL exams
  • AAD students pursue a rigorous academic curriculum; nearly all enroll in honors and advance placement classes during their high school careers
  • Every AAD student must participate in community service projects during the school year

AAD alumni have attended:

  • American University
  • Chowan University
  • College of William & Mary Law School
  • Concordia College
  • Elizabeth City State University
  • Ferrum University
  • George Mason University
  • Hampton University
  • Howard University
  • James Madison University
  • Johnson C. Smith University
  • Liberty University
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Mary Baldwin College
  • Marymount College
  • Morehouse College
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • North Carolina Central University
  • North Carolina State University
  • North Carolina Wesleyan
  • Old Dominion University
  • Radford University
  • Seton Hall University
  • Shaw University
  • St. Augustine’s College
  • St. Paul’s College
  • Thomas Nelson Community College
  • Tidewater Community College
  • US. Naval Academy
  • University of Virginia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia State University
  • Virginia Tech
  • Virginia Union University
  • Virginia Wesleyan University
  • Winston-Salem State University