Bottom line: graduating from high school isn’t easy. There are roadblocks and uncertainties about how to get there. That’s why GEAR UP is here. We provide fun, educational opportunities for today, while preparing students for tomorrow.

Through leadership training, mentoring, tutoring, financial aid planning, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, we help the City of Rochester’s class of 2020 students, and their families, plan out the steps from now until walking across stage on graduation day and beyond. Watch their stories ›


Check out all the cool things you get to do when you join the program.


Learn how we can work with you and your child to build a plan for graduation and beyond.


See how we’re helping you, the experts, to get more students across the stage.


Take a look at how you can help make Rochester a better community for all of us.


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