Oregon GEAR UP has served over 40,000 students in 109 schools in 48 communities since 2002.

Map Legend - blue for 2014-2021 schools, green for 2011-2017, yellow for 2008-2014 and red for 2002-2008Oregon received its first six-year GEAR UP grant in 2002, working with 16 clusters (consisting of a high school and one or more feeder middle schools) around the state. A second federal grant began in 2008 with a focus on supporting 12 new rural communities. An additional group of 10 clusters, concentrated in Curry, Coos, and Douglas counties, joined in 2011, with support from The Ford Family Foundation. A third federal GEAR UP grant began in 2014, serving 21 communities until 2021.

Click on the name of a community to learn about the schools involved. To see former GEAR UP sites, click on the icon in the upper left-hand corner of the map.


2014-2021 Schools
City Schools
Bandon Harbor Lights Middle School
Bandon High School
Blue River McKenzie River Community School
Boardman Riverside Junior/Senior High School
Cave Junction Lorna Byrne Middle School
Illinois Valley High School
Chiloquin Chiloquin Junior/Senior High School
Cottage Grove Lincoln Middle School
Kennedy High School
Cottage Grove High School
Culver Culver Middle School
Culver High School
Dayton Dayton Junior High School
Dayton High School
Elgin Elgin High School
Gold Beach Riley Creek Elementary School
Gold Beach High School
Klamath Falls Ponderosa Middle School
Klamath Union High School
La Pine La Pine Middle School
La Pine High School
Lebanon Hamilton Creek School
Lacomb School
Seven Oak Middle School
Lebanon High School
Lincoln City Taft 7-12 School
Lowell Lowell Junior/Senior High School
Myrtle Creek Coffenberry Middle School
South Umpqua High School
Newport Newport Middle School
Newport High School
Oakridge Oakridge Junior High School
Oakridge High School
Rogue River Rogue River Junior/Senior High School
Stanfield Stanfield Secondary School
Umatilla Clara Brownell Middle School
Umatilla High School