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Riverside Middle School

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35428 Padilla Street, San Benito, TX 78586 Phone: (956) 361-6940 Fax: (956) 361-6948

GEAR UP Goals and Objectives



College Ready, Career Set!

Create a college and career culture that enhances the academic performance for all students, including sub-groups, so they excel in high school and succeed in college and beyond.


GEAR UP Objectives

Objective 1: Increase academic performance and preparation for post-secondary education of GEAR UP students.


Objective 2: Increase the rate of high school graduation and participation in post-secondary education of GEAR UP students through a systemic transformation of schools.


Objective 3: Increase GEAR UP students' educational expectations and students' and their families knowledge of post-secondary education, options, preparation and financing.


Objective 4: Increase students' and families' knowledge and skills, including STEM-Computer Science skills, and prepare them to be informed, thoughtful, and productive citizens.