Program Objectives

  1. 75% of participants served during the project year will have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a four-point scale at the end of the school year.
  2. 75% of Upward Bound seniors served during the project year will have achieved at the proficient level on state assessments in reading/language arts and math.
  3. 80% of project participants served during the project year will continue in school for the next academic year, at the next grade level, or will have graduated from secondary school with a regular secondary school diploma. 
  4. 70% of all current and prior-year Upward Bound participants who graduated from high school during the school year with a regular secondary school diploma will complete a rigorous secondary school program of study.
  5. 70% of all current and prior-year Upward Bound participants who graduate from high school during the school year with a regular secondary school diploma will enroll in a program of post secondary education by the fall term immediately following high school graduation.
  6. 55% of participants who enrolled in a program of post secondary education, by the fall term immediately following high school graduation, will attain an associate or bachelor's degree within six years following graduation from high school.