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GEAR UP: Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs

  • The US Department of Education GEAR UP grant promotes college-going culture for all students, beginning in middle school and continuing through the second year of post-secondary education. College includes professional certifications, community college and four-year institutions. 

     GCS is partnering with Winston-Salem State University, focusing on students at six GCS middle schools. Read more about the grant here

    Click on the link below to get the latest news on what's happening with GEAR UP at your school!



    Winston-Salem State University logo for GEAR UP grant







    Allen MS

    Ferndale MS

    Jackson MS

    Jamestown MS

    Penn-Griffin School for the Arts 

    Welborn Academy of Science and Technology