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Upward Bound

College Prep for Eligible High School Students

Upward Bound is a pre-college educational program funded by the U.S. Department of Education which assists eligible students in their efforts to successfully complete high school and obtain a college education.

Upward Bound provides high school students with comprehensive educational services specifically designed to enhance learning and to heighten self-confidence.

Eligible participants must be enrolled in ninth or tenth grade and attend one of the following high schools:

Seven things you did not know about Upward Bound.

Students interested in applying to the Upward Bound Program can contact their high school guidance counselor or call the Upward Bound office.