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Nevada's GEAR UP program offers opportunities for students, parents, educators and schools. GEAR UP provides services to:

  1. Significantly increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.  
  2. Significantly increase GEAR UP students' and families' knowledge of postsecondary education options, preparation and financing.  
  3. Increase recruitment and enrollment of GEAR UP students in postsecondary education.  
  4. Raise the expectations of GEAR UP middle school personnel so as to create a college-going culture that provides all students with the tools necessary to apply for and succeed in postsecondary education and future careers.  
  5. Improve GEAR UP schools through coordination with school improvement plans and to increase a common understanding of P-16 articulation issues among Nevada middle and high schools.  

Currently, eighteen Nevada middle schools are receiving GEAR UP services.  


Nevada GEAR UP Information