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American Student Assistance Upward Bound: Brockton High School

  • Lecia Sligh
  • Program Manager
  • 5085863155

Program Description

Upward Bound helps students develop the academic skills necessary to graduate from high school and get a college degree. It is a federally-funded TRIO program, authorized and funded by the U.S. Department of Education and run by ASA in collaboration with Brockton High School and Stonehill College.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • Hispanic/Latino: 10%
  • African American: 90%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 56
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Bridgewater State University
  • Suffolk University
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 99%