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Maple Heights City Schools Partners with Cuyahoga Community College Upward Bound Program TRiO


Posted Date: 09/08/2022

Maple Heights City Schools Partners with Cuyahoga Community College Upward Bound Program TRiO

Beginning in the 2022-23 school year, Maple Heights City Schools and Cuyahoga Community College are partnering to provide the TRiO Upward Board Program to all 9th to 12th-grade students. TRiO is a year-round program that helps students enhance their academic skills and prepare them for life beyond high school.

Students who maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher have the opportunity to participate in TRiO. There also are income guidelines. Students receive a monthly stipend. To receive the monthly stipend, students must attend one in-person session after school. For the other sessions, students can attend online. 

TRiO offers… 

  • After-school assistance in core academic subjects (English, math, and science) 
  • Preparation for college entrance exams 
  • Preparation for the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT)
  • Six-week summer academy 
  • College Readiness Skills
  • Career Exploration Activities 
  • Cultural Experiences 
  • Mentoring
  • Assistance with completing college and scholarship applications
  • Free college courses for graduating seniors 
  • College campus visits (at no cost to our students)

“Our district strives to provide excellence in education,” said Superintendent Dr. Charlie Keenen, Maple Heights City Schools. “This Upward Bound partnership with Cuyahoga Community College  is another example of the excellence we strive to provide to our students.”

Participation is limited. Scan the QR Code to start your application today, or reach out to your guidance counselor for an application.