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Barton County Upward Bound

  • Kelsey Hall
  • Academic Coordinator
  • (620) 792-9291

Program Description

The Upward Bound program concentrates on building success by improving academic skills and involving high schools students in activities that will expose them to the world around us the workplace, careers, educational institutions, and the cultural aspects of our society. The cornerstone of Upward Bound is a supplemental instruction program that helps students by providing teaching and tutoring services before or after school or a combination of both.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 60
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%