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GEAR UP stands for "Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs" and provides college-readiness support to Wa-Hi students and families in the following ways:

For Students:

  • Tutoring during and after school
  • Enriched technology-based curriculum, especially in reading, writing, and math
  • College campus visits
  • Motivational speakers
  • Support throughout all four years of high school
  • Scholarship assistance for select students

For Parents:

  • Leadership training
  • Facilitating grass-roots community development
  • Educational classes and workshops on topics such as paying for college, applying for college and financial aid, writing the college application essay, and selecting a college

For Teachers:

  • Staff development in areas such as ESL and reading endorsement
  • Classroom technology and curriculum

Walla Walla High School

WAHI logoletters web800 Abbott Road
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Ph) 509-527-3020
Fx) 509-527-3034

Safety Tipline: 855-976-8772

The Walla Walla School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The Assistant Director of Human Resources, 364 South Park Street, Walla Walla, Washington 99362, (509) 527-3000, has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination.