The ACHIEVE (Academic Challenges Helping Individuals Expand Values and Education) Program is administered by the University of South Carolina Upstate. We are an educational and employment program that serves high school dropouts (ages 15* - 21) from Cherokee, Spartanburg and Union counties.
The ACHIEVE Program works with these out-of-school youth by helping them work towards completing their education, finding employment and enhancing their self-esteem in order that they might become productive citizens.
- 15* - 21 years of age
- High school dropout or high school graduates seeking basic skill improvements
- Resident of Cherokee, Spartanburg or Union county
- Must meet certain economic guidelines established by the Department of Labor
* 15 and 16 year olds are accepted under special circumstances.