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Who is eligible to participate?

  • A student at Escondido HS or  Orange Glen HS
  • Is-
    • A potential first-generation college student;
    • A low-income (per fereal low-income guidelines); OR
    • An individial who has a high risk for academic failure
  • Has a need for academic support
Federal TRIO Programs
Current-Year Low-Income Levels
(Effective January 11, 2024 until further notice)
Size of Family Unit Taxable Income
1 $22,590
2 $30,660
3 $38,730
4 $46,800
5 $54,870
6 $62,940
7 $71,010
8 $79,080
For family units with more than eight members, add the following amount for each additional family member: $8,070 (CA)

The term "low-income individual" means an individual whose family's taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount.

upward bound program

 TRIO Upward Bound Program is made possible by a federal grant provided by the U.S. Department of Education and in collaboration with California State University San Marcos, Escondido High School and Orange Glen High School.