Paredes Middle School


Paredes Middle School is on the cutting edge of program implementation to promote students' success in their academic endeavors in order to ensure thriving, prosperous careers and personal pursuits. These are some of the programs offered.

SIM, Strategic Instruction Model, part of the Raise Up Texas program, is a comprehensive adolescent literacy program that tends to both student needs and teacher needs. SIM practices and materials have been proven effective through more than 30 years of research and classroom experience. SIM is utilized on all grade levels and in all subject areas.

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Video of Paredes students' views on how SIM has helped them achieve success.

AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, trains educators to use proven practices in order to prepare students for success in high school, college, and a career, especially atudents traditionally underrepresented in higher education. AVID is offered as an elective.

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DUAL LANGUAGE EDUCATION provides students with the opportunity to become bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural. Moreover, students in dual language programs achieve above grade level on academic performance measures and demonstrate positive cross-cultural attitudes and behaviors (Howard and Christian, 2002; Thomas and Collier, 2002).

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Check the Our Programs link above to find out more about additional programs offered at Paredes.