Sign Up for WCHS GEAR UP Reminders:
9th Grade Cohort Students Text: @gearup8t to 81010
9th Grade Cohort Parents Text: @fc7b1a to 81010
Seniors Text: @gearupsen to 81010
Senior Parents Text: @gearupseni to 81010
What is GEAR UP?
West Virginia GEAR UP is a federally funded program that helps students in ten counties prepare to succed in education and training beyond high school. "GEAR UP" stands for "Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs," and the program's goal is to help more students pursue their dreams of earning a college diploma or skillset certificate.?
Upcoming GEAR UP Events:
See the full GEAR UP calendar below.
What does GEAR UP do?
GEAR UP provides many free activities and services to help students and their families plan, apply, and pay for education and training beyond high school. Examples include:
Additionally, GEAR UP is a key partner in offering statewide activities and resources, including:
Submit your transcript request online:
Who can participate?
GEAR UP offers extra support to two groups of students and their families:
At times, GEAR UP may offer activities and services to other students, depending on federal funding regulations and funding availability.