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    New York State GEAR UP Program

    The New York State GEAR UP program currently works with several Bronx high schools to ensure that students are prepared to graduate high school, enter college, and persevere through their first year and beyond. New York State GEAR UP currently services 11th graders in 4 schools, including:

    • Kingsbridge International High School
    • Bronx Leadership Academy
    • Renaissance High School for Musical Theater and Technology
    • Schuylerville Preparatory High School
    New York State GEAR UP's staff includes Samantha Souvatzis as the Program Coordinator. For questions please contact Samantha Souvatzis by phone at (718) 960-6778 or by email at