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Upward Bound South

The mission of Upward Bound South is to:

  • Generate in program participants the skills and motivation necessary to complete a program of secondary education.
  • Prepare eligible high school students fro programs of postsecondary education.
  • Place emphasis on skills and motivation, high school graduation, entrance into and completion of postsecondary education so that "no student is left behind."

Ninth, tenth, and eleventh-graders are eligible to apply.

Services Provided:

  • Instruction/Tutorial in:
    • Mathematics
    • Literature and Composition
    • Laboratory Science
    • Foreign Language
    • Social Studies
  • Academic, financial aid, personal, group, and peer counseling
  • ACT/SAT Prep, Study Skills, Test-taking techniques and strategies
  • Tutorial Assistance
  • Cultural Activities
  • Monthly Stipend
  • Bridge Program (assistance with tuition at Southern University at Shreveport)

Academic Year
September - May: Saturdays 8:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Summer Component
June - July: Monday-Thursday 8:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Target Schools:

  • Bossier High
  • Fair Park High
  • Huntington High
  • Southwood High
  • Woodlawn High

Target Area Schools:

  • Airline High
  • Benton High
  • Caddo Magnet High
  • Captain Shreve High
  • C.E. Byrd High
  • Haughton High
  • Parkway High

For more information, contact:

Betty C. Fagbeyiro
Director
318.670.6679

Loyanda K. Dotson
Educational Advocate
318.670.6640

Bobbie B. Dennis
Data Entry/Administrative Assistant

Metro Center
610 Texas Street
Suite 608
Shreveport, LA 71101

318.670.6679

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