Group 2016

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Upward Bound is an educational opportunity program of the U.S. Department of Education. The program provides many activities and services to eligible high school students who want to go to college. The Ohio State ATI Upward Bound serves students at:

Orrville Senior High School, Orrville
McKinley Senior High School, Canton
Timken Early College, Canton
Wooster High School, Wooster

Ohio State ATI Upward Bound

Success Statement 2015

Since 2008, 82% of the students who participated in our program enrolled in college.
(The national average for enrolling in college right after high school for low-income students is 55%.)

Of those students who entered college, 54% have graduated or are still working towards a college degree.
(The national graduation rate (within six years of enrolling right after high school) for low-income, first-generation students is 11%.)


Upcoming Events

Upward Bound In-school Meetings starting!

OHS – Mondays, starting August 29 in Room 113 at 3pm
WHS – Tuesdays, starting August 30 in Room C105 at 3pm
ECHS – Wednesdays, starting August 24 in TA 203 at 2:40pm
MCK – Thursdays, starting August 25 in Room 124 at 2:40pm

Renewal applications will be available at the meetings.

For more details about all events, see the Upward Bound calendar.