The purpose of Upward Bound Vision Quest is:

"to generate the skills and motivation necessary for low income, first generation students to complete secondary education and to enter and succeed in a program of post secondary education."

The Upward Bound Vision Quest program goals are to:

  • Increase high school graduation rates.
  • Increase the number of Upward Bound students attending post secondary institutions the fall following high school graduation.
  • Increase the number of Upward Bound students receiving a college degree within six years of high school graduation.
  • Increase competency in challenging subject matters including: English; mathematics; science; languages; and literature.