About Upward Bound Lower Lake

Upward Bound Lower Lake (UBL) is a federally funded TRIO program serving students attending Lower Lake High School (LLHS), in Lake County, California.  UBL’s goal is to academically prepare low-income, first-generation college students to enroll and graduate from the four-year college/university of their choice.

Students Requirements

  • Enroll in Upward Bound elective class at LLHS
  • Participate in the program throughout four years of high school
  • Attend a six-week summer programming at LLHS
  • Enroll in the following A-G college preparatory high school classes: English, 4 years; Mathematics, 3+ years; Science with Lab, 2+ years; Foreign Language, 2+ years; Social Science, 2 years; Visual and Performing Arts, 1 year; College Prep elective, 1 year
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00

Parent/Guardian Requirements

  • Attend parent workshops designed to provide support and understanding of the educational process
  • Attend program orientations and awards ceremonies

Academic Year Services

  • Academic advising and guidance 
  • Assistance for juniors and seniors regarding college application, financial aid, and preparation for the EPT/ELM and SAT/ACT college entrance examinations
  • Social, cultural, and educational field trips to northern/southern California and other exciting places.
  • Awards Ceremony where students' achievements are recognized
  • College tours to four-year colleges and universities in California such as University of California Los Angeles, Stanford University, University of California Davis, California Polytechnic Institute, and St. Mary's College

Summer Session Services

  • 6-week academic program at LLHS
  • Online college classes
  • 1-week collegiate residential experience at a 4-year university
  • Field trips and social/cultural/educational activities
  • ACT, SAT and ELM/EPT Workshops
  • College tours

For more information regarding this program please contact the program at (707) 994-6471 x2777