It's been a busy year! Scroll over and click on the images to see more information about our accomplishments in 2017-18.

 Where #GEARUPworks
Our focus is on 38 schools in 21 rural communities, who served 6,847 students in grades 7-12 and the first year of college.
We also expanded our reach by introducing our Affiliate program in 16 schools who served 7,729 students in grades 7-12. We also support schools and students throughout Oregon with our statewide initiatives.
 How #GEARUPworks
Schools use our research-based model of change to implement strategies and programs around the 5 "R"s.

College T-Shirt Days

Improving attendance

Options besides a BA

College and Career Centers Supporting college students College and Career Carnival

Oregon Goes To College is our statewide initiative that includes a website with key information about college as well as three events for 12th grade students.
College Application Week
College Cash Campaign
Decision Day
 Why #GEARUPworks
Our model depends on teams of dedicated educators and strong partnerships to support students in preparation for education after high school.


Careers in Sports


Educators at the apiary

Summer Programs for Students

 How we know #GEARUPworks
Our success is shown in the data and the stories we hear about the impact of GEAR UP from students who are in college.

GEAR UP supports college aspirations


Closing the gap for low-income students


GEAR UP schools help prepare graduates


  College. It's not a dream, it's a plan.