Upward Bound

Del Valle SERVING DEL VALLE ISD

Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance.
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female student in classroom

San Marcos SERVING SAN MARCOS CISD

Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance.

Currently Enrolled in Upward Bound

In collaboration with local area high schools, Upward Bound guides, empowers, and educates students to become future social leaders ready to self-advocate, think critically and succeed in a diverse and global society.

Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. 

Who We Serve

Upward Bound provides low-income and first-generation high school students with academic, cultural and personal support for the purposes of high school graduation, postsecondary

enrollment, and lifelong success.

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Services Provided | Upward Bound

  • Academic enrichment and tutoring services
  • Cultural enrichment programs
  • Work-study programs
  • Mentoring and counseling services
  • College visits
  • Summer residential program
  • College summer "bridge" component
  • Workshops and sessions for students and parents
  • College prep courses

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Eligibility

Students enrolled in
grades 9 - 12

Students whose parents did not complete a Bachelor's degree (First Generation student).

Students who show an academic need and are recommended by teacher or counselor.

Students whose family show financial need.

Contact Info

Upward Bound Program

400 N LBJ Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
Phone: 512.245.3838
Toll Free: 1.800.211.6829 
Fax: 512.245.7868