Upward Bound Components

Academic Year Component
9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Grades

  • Participation in college visits and educational field trips
  • Career exploration and academic advisement
  • Weekly tutoring sessions
  • Assessment and preparation for the American College Test (ACT) and Ohio Graduation Test (OGT)
  • Monthly workshops that cover a variety of topics:
    • Financial aid
    • College admission and registration process
    • Scholarship assistance
    • Test-taking tips and strategies
    • Emotional/Anger Management

Summer Academic Enhancement/Skills Component (Owens Summer Program)
9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Grades

  • Six-week, non-residential academic enrichment and skills enhancement program
  • Enhanced curriculum providing holistic learning
  • Weekly field trips- college visitations and extracurricular experiences
  • Test preparation sessions