The purpose of this study is to evaluate the funded program objectives of the Upward BoundMath/Science Southeastern Regional Institute at Morehouse College. The main objective of theUpward Bound Math/Science Southeastern Regional Institute is to design a program that will prepare 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students to undertake a program in science, technology,engineering and mathematics that reside in the southeastern region and attend one of the targethigh schools. This evaluation is intended to provide information to the Federal TRIO Programdivision of the U.S. Department of Education regarding program objective measures for futurefunding decisions. The funded program objectives are:(a)
The project will serve 60 students each program year.(b)
The project will have a distribution of two-thirds (2/3) of the participants will be classified as first-generation AND low-income, while one-third (1/3)of the participants will be classified as first-generation OR low-income.(c)
Academic Improvement on Standardized Test
: 85% of all UBMS participants, who atthe time of entrance into the project had an expected high school graduation date duringeach school year will have achieved at the proficient level during high school on stateassessments in reading, language arts, and math.(d)
: 80% of all UBMS participants, who at the time of entranceinto the project had an expected graduation date during the school year, will enroll in a program of postsecondary education by the fall term immediately following the expectedgraduation date from high school.