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Doing Out Best To

Increase High School

Graduation Rates

Doing Out Best To

Increase High School

Graduation Rates

MOST Network

2016-2017 STEMambassador 

Program Participant

Doing Out Part To

Increase High School

Graduation Rates



Stand for Youth's Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) infused academic enrichment programs are aligned with state common core standards and are geared towards improving student performance on state-wide assessment tests, high school exit examinations, college entrance examinations, and job placement examinations.  Our primary goals are to increase high school graduation rates and prepare youth served for college and/or careers.

We offer small group instruction in English-Language Arts, Reading/Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Technology.  We also offer Accuplacer, PSAT, SAT preparatory classes and are Naviance, iReady and PARCC savvy.


We use formative and summative academic and career assessments and surveys to baseline students, monitor growth and to modify instruction as needed. 

We hire mentally agile continuous learners, consisting of experienced state certified administrators, teachers, guidance counselors, and support staff, licensed social workers and industry professionals with a minimum of five years of experience in their content areas.  We leverage community human capital assets to serve as Volunteers and other like minded individuals and entities.

Most of our educators, counselors and industry professionals have earned a minimum of a Masters Degree.  All of our staff members have a demonstrated passion for working with youth in urban settings.

We offer Out of School Time (OST) programs that include after-school, evening, Saturday and Summer programs.


  • Emglish/Language Arts

  • Mathematics

  • Reading Comprehension/  Decoding

  • Science

  • Social Studies

  • Technology Education


  • National School Counselor Association

  • Association for Career & Technical Education

  • National After-School Association

  • Natioanl Council for Social Studies

  • National Council of Teachers of English

  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

  • National Science Teachers Association

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