Upward Bound / Upward Bound Math Science Eligibility

To be eligible for UB / UBMS the student must:

  • be a 9th or 10th grade student enrolled at one of the following high schools:

-      Chino High School (UB only)

-      Don Lugo High School (UB only)

-      Garey High School (UB/UBMS)

-      Montclair High School (UB/UBMS)

-      Ontario High School (UB only)

-      Pomona High School (UB/UBMS)

-      Village Academy High School (UB/UBMS)

  • be a permanent resident or citizen of the United States (PARENTS’ CITIZENSHIP STATUS IS NOT CONSIDERED)

In addition, the student must qualify under at least ONE of the following:

**Speak with a staff member first. DO NOT disqualify yourself!!!

  • meet the family income guidelines established by the federal government (BASED ON TAXABLE INCOME ONLY!)

-      1040 (line 43)

-      1040 A (line 27)

-      1040 EZ (line 6)

  • student is a potential first-generation college student

-      neither parent has a four-year college degree from the U.S.

  • student is at high risk for academic failure

-      GPA is at 2.5 or below OR

-      student did not achieve at the proficient level in the ELA OR Math state standards tests (STAR) OR

-      student has not completed pre-algebra/algebra by the beginning of 10th grade

How to apply

See staff member at school site tutoring sessions for more details

Garey High School

Room: 208

Day: Mon/Weds

Time: 3:15- 5:15 pm

Pomona High School

Room: 1

Day: Tues/Thurs

Time: 3:15- 5:15 pm

Village Academy High School

Room: Library

Day: Tues/Thurs

Time: 3:15- 5:15 pm

Montclair High School

Room: 52

Day: Mon/Weds

Time: 3:05- 5:05 pm

The student must also:

  • complete the application package (including the requested forms) and an interview with Upward Bound staff
  • be committed to attending post-secondary education
  • demonstrate a willingness and desire to actively participate in all program activities