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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 

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