Upward Bound Program

TRIO Upward Bound is a FREE Pre-College Program, funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education awarded to serve a specialized cohort of eligible students from target high school sites with year round services that support academic success, graduation, college enrollment and successful attainment of a post-secondary degree.

High School Sites: Hesperia, Silverado, and Victor Valley.

The TRIO Upward Bound Program (Pre-College) :

  • Connects participants with academic support that promotes academic success.
  • Inspires participants to develop leadership qualities and abilities.
  • Personalizes college preparation for participants through personal counseling, academic advising, and mentoring activities.
  • Focuses on academic achievement, career development, and financial literacy.
  • Engages participants in a unique Summer Academy college experience.
  • Instructs participants in specific academic areas of English, Math, Science and Foreign Language including other challenging coursework.
  • Exposes participants to cultural enrichment events and field trips.
  • Supports and encourages participants to pursue post-secondary education through enriching college academies.
  • Provides guidance with college and university entrance requirements.
  • Assists with college, university and financial aid applications.