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Upward Bound Classic Objectives

 

  • Academic Performance--Grade Point Average (GPA)
    75% of participants served during the project year will have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a four-point scale at the end of the school year.
  • Academic Performance on Standardized Test
    40% of UB seniors served during the project year, will have achieved at the proficient level on state assessments in reading/language arts and math.
  • Secondary School Retention and Graduation
    85% at the next grade level, or will have graduated from secondary school with a regular secondary 
  • Secondary School Graduation (rigorous secondary school program of study)
    80% of all current and prior year UB participants, who at the time of entrance into the project had and expected high school graduation date in the school year, will complete a rigorous secondary school program of study and graduate in that school year with a regular secondary school diploma.
  • Postsecondary Enrollment
    80% of all current and prior UB participants, who at the time of entrance into the project had an expected high school graduation date in the school year, will enroll in a program of postsecondary education by the fall term immediately following high school graduation or will have received notification, by the fall term immediately following high school, from an institution of higher education, of acceptance but deferred enrollment until the next academic semester (e.g. spring semester).
  • Postsecondary Completion
    50% of participants who enrolled in a program of postsecondary education, by the fall term immediately following high school graduation or by the next academic term (e.g., spring term) as a result of acceptance by deferred enrollment, will attain either an associate’s or bachelor’s degree within six years following graduation from high school.

 

The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award

 

That’s the Avila Promise.

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