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Pennsylvania State Gear Up

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NORRISTOWN


National GEAR UP Week - Proclamation by Gov. Tom Wolf, 9/16


PA State GEAR UP History

 

PA State GEAR UP I Grant (2002-2008)


School Districts Served

# of Students Served

# of Parents Served

Harrisburg School District
School District of Philadelphia

17,626

4,439

PA State GEAR UP II Grant (2008-2014)


School Districts Served

# of Students Served

# of Parents Served

Allentown School District
Harrisburg School District
School District of Philadelphia

9,056

3,364

GEAR UP II Services Provided to Students (2008-2014)


Type of Student Service

# of Students Receiving Service

Average Hours of Service Per Participant

College and Career Awareness, Financial Literacy, or Financial Aid Workshops

6,261

23.0

Tutoring

5,185

33.7

Counseling, Advising, Academic Planning, or Career Counseling

5,057

4.9

College Visits

3,330

10.4

Family/Cultural Events

1,478

2.7

Summer Programs

1,379

52.6

Mentoring

1,317

15.9

Financial Aid Counseling

1,251

1.1

Educational Field Trips

663

8.2

STEM Workshops/Programs

642

6.6

Job Site Visits/Job Shadowing

486

5.1

GEAR UP II Services Provided to Parents (2008-2014)


Type of Parent Service

# of Parents Receiving Service

Average hours of Service Per Participant

Counseling/Advising

2,018

0.7

Workshops on College or Financial Aid

1,552

5.1

Family Events

859

2.7