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Upward Bound : Math & Science

The Upward Bound : Math & Science Program is a federally funded TRiO program, designed to assist eligible high school students with preparation for postsecondary education. Upward Bound : Math & Science Program participants at Victor Valley College are selected from the following sites: Hesperia High School, Lucerne Valley High School and Victor Valley High School.

Students in the Upward Bound : Math & Science Program must meet certain guidelines to participate, such as being a first-generation college students and meeting income guidelines set by the Department of Education. The following services and activities are set for all Upward Bound : Math & Science participants during the Academic and Summer components:

  • College Experience Summer Program
  • Supplemental Instruction in English, Math, Science, and Foreign Language.
  • Tutorial Services
  • Individualized Education Plans & Curriculum Advisement
  • Academic, Career & Personal Advisement
  • Study Skill Workshops
  • Leadership Workshops
  • Career Workshops
  • Test Taking Workshops
  • College Admissions & Application Workshops
  • Assistance with Scholarship Applications
  • Cultural & Educational Field Trips
  • Parent Workshops
  • College credit courses at Victor Valley College
  • Financial Aid Workshops
  • SAT/ACT Preparation Workshops



  • To inspire and instruct participants in specific academic areas of English, Math, Science and Foreign Language.
  • Provide participants with a unique college experience.
  • To encourage students to pursue a higher education.
  • To provide participants personalized college preparation through personal counseling, academic advising and tutorial assistance.
  • Expose participants to cultural enrichment events and field trips.
  • Provide college and university entrance advisement.
  • Focus on academic achievement, career development, and financial assistance.





Last Updated: 3/24/16