Upward Bound is a college preparatory program that provides eligible students from Saddleback, Santa Ana, and Valley High School rigorous academic support and guidance toward a post-secondary education. Participants learn year round through afterschool tutoring, student and parent academies and a six-week summer residential program, gaining a solid educational foundation that prepares students for college level studies. Enrichment activities, including university and cultural activities, financial aid workshops to expose them to a college setting, SAT prep, and college application process. Upward Bound offers academic instruction in mathematics, laboratory sciences, composition, literature, and foreign languages.
Upward Bound is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s TRIO program and is available at no cost to participants. For more information visit the TRIO website.