Taft 7-12, a GEAR UP school since 2008, has built a college-going culture that has all educators involved in supporting students and families.

 

Because of GEAR UP, there is now a common language around college readiness at Lowell High School, with opportunities for all students to have conversations about their postsecondary plans.

 

Thanks to GEAR UP, students in Cave Junction, Oregon benefited from high-quality academic enrichment programs that expanded their knowledge of postsecondary options.

 

"Graduating from high school was always a priority at Elgin High School. After GEAR UP, students now make a plan towards achieving their dreams and completing their postsecondary education."

 

Dayton Junior High and High School have created a welcoming environment for students and families to learn about their options after high school.

 

The coronavirus has changed many things, including students' postsecondary plans. In a survey of seniors from GEAR UP schools, 22% of respondents said they changed their plans.

 

Thanks to GEAR UP, La Pine High School developed a variety of classes focused on life after high school that are already sustained by the district, as well as activities designed to support alumni in the transition to college.

 

Newport credits GEAR UP for helping them to build college and career readiness intentionally and systemically throughout their middle and high schools.

 

See how we supported educators, students and families in creating college-going cultures even amidst the coronavirus pandemic in 2019-20.

 

Riverside Junior/Senior High School in Boardman, Oregon has increased the number of students taking college credit in high school as well as the number of college campus visits.

 

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