Upward Bound provides one-on-one academic advising designed to assist high school students with their academic decisions. The program provides a variety of support services, including:
Tutoring: To improve students' understanding of challenging subject matter.
Mentoring: Various community leaders motivate and nurture students' potential.
College and University Visits: Students visit area colleges and universities where they learn about the opportunities available to continue their education beyond high school.
Cultural Field Trips: Enrich students' cultural exposure and promote learning through visiting museums, theaters, universities, etc.
Career and Leadership Development: Supports each student's individual career options and prepares students to be community leaders.
Summer Program: Students are immersed in a concentrated, challenging, and supportive learning environment. They enroll in college preparatory classes like math, science, literature and computers while earning high school and/or college credit.
Parent Workshops: Parents of Upward Bound students are actively involved in their children's education through valuable parent workshops and activities.
Saturday Academy: Participants will receive instruction to prepare for the SAT/ACT, California Standardized Test (CST), and the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). Participants will also have the unique opportunity to participate in workshops in goal setting, career awareness, college entrance, and financial aid.