Stephen F. Austin State University


East Texas GEAR UP Model for supporting district communication goals and objectives

Celebrate National GEAR UP Week


What GEAR UP will Accomplish

  1. Strengthen the academic preparation of students
  2. Increase the high school graduation rates
  3. Strengthen students' knowledge of and access to financial assistance for college
  4. Increase the percentage of students enrolling and succeeding in college
  5. Reduce the need for remedial education at the college level

Statistics relating to region/state

History and Successes

1999 to 2005 Grant

Partner Districts: Brookeland, Diboll, Hemphill, Lufkin, West Sabine and Woodville

Students Served: 5,767

2005 to 2011 Grant

Partner Districts: Brookeland, Center, Central, Diboll, Hemphill, Hudson, Lufkin, West Sabine, Woodville and Zavalla

Students Served: 1,520

Since the 1999 grant, East Texas GEAR UP has impacted 12 school districts and 8,769 East Texas students. Reported gains include:

Testimonial videos and stories


Marketing Materials

GEAR UP Poster 2013

File size: 4393.80 KB

Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013

GEAR UP Brochure 2013

English and Spanish

File size: 996.56 KB

Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013