What is UpGrade?
UpGrade is a program designed to provide students extra supports as they transition from middle school to high school. Students will receive high school prep support in language arts, math and career planning.
Who can participate in UpGrade?
The pilot program is open to students who attend Five Oaks, Mountain View and Whitford middle schools.
Students must be invited to an informational session by their middle school counselor. Students must attend the informational session, fill out the application and complete the student strength survey.
UpGrade will notify candidates.
How the program works?
The UpGrade Program is offered at Merlo Station High School. There is an AM session of UpGrade and a PM session.
Students in the AM session are bused from their home middle school to Merlo Station HS in the morning and attend their classes at their home middle school in the afternoon.
Students in the PM session attend their classes at their home middle school in the morning and are bused to Merlo Station HS in the afternoon.