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QuESTT Inc. TRIO Upward Bound

  • QuESTT Inc. TRIO Upward Bound
  • 19 Plaza South St.
  • Tahlequah, OK 74464
  • (918) 453-1366

Program Description

QuESTT, Inc. Mission

Quality Educational Services for Today and Tomorrow (QuESTT), Inc., is a not-for-profit community-based organization with the primary mission of providing northeastern Oklahoma middle school and high school students with educational services designed to prepare them for success in postsecondary education.

QuESTT, Inc. Programs

Funds for the three TRiO (one Talent Search and two Upward Bound) programs are provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Student Services, TRiO Programs, to serve a total of 626 students in 16 northeastern Oklahoma schools.

QuESTT, Inc. Partnerships

Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology (OSUIT) in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, partners with QuESTT by providing facilities and staff for workshops during a six-week simulated college experience each summer and other educational activities that occur during the school year. In addition to OSUIT, QuESTT also partners with other community agencies that provide programming and services for students.

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


Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 40%
  • White: 25%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 5%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 5%
  • African American: 25%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 626
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing


  • More than 75%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus