What is the IB-Middle Years Program?
Vista Verde Middle School, in Paradise Valley Schools, is the 3rd school in the state of Arizona to be authorized as an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program World School (MYP). Vista Verde is also the only middle school in Paradise Valley Unified School District to provide the continuation of the IB Primary Years Program (PYP) offered at Quail Run Elementary and the IB Diploma Program (IBDP) offered at North Canyon High School.
The Middle Years Program is a rigorous academically challenging program. Students are challenged to develop in an increasingly interrelated technological society.
What is the AVID program?
AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. It is designed to increase school-wide learning and performance for the underserved populations of students in the academic middle. This wonderful program has been in existence for over 30 years and has been featured on 60 Minutes and in numerous magazines.