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What is GEAR UP?

What does GEAR UP stand for? 

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs


GEAR UP is a 7-year federal grant/partnership with the University of Washington for the classes of 2023 & 2024 focused on academic preparedness, college readiness, high school graduation, and post-secondary success. 


The goals of GEAR UP—

-Support successful completion of rigorous courses

-Provide college financial aid information to students

-Increase % of students graduating high school

-Increase % of students enrolling in & attending college

Watch the video below to learn more about how GEAR UP helps advance our students.