Baldwin Stocker is recognized as a California Distinguished School and 2012 National Blue Ribbon School recipient. Our staff aims to create a positive environment for learning to ensure high student achievement, to enhance self-esteem, and to develop positive social behavior. As a school community, we are committed to excellence in all that we do, and we concentrate on people as the centerpiece of the educational process.
We strive to create an environment that is safe for all, not only physically, but also emotionally and educationally. At Baldwin Stocker School, the focus is on the process of creating challenging and engaging work for all students. We constantly work toward improvement in the quality of the curriculum, and high-quality, personalized student work as a key element of the mission and vision of our school. Programs such as English Language Development (ELD) and Intervention have found high success in meeting students’ needs. Instructional programs such as Thinking Maps and Write from the Beginning provide rich learning experiences for all students. An excellent teaching and classified staff, a very supportive community, a dedicated governing board, and district administrators all work together to help us achieve our goals.
Arcadia Unified has been recognized as one of the top five best places to teach in California and is the #1 Best Place to Teach in Los Angeles County and the #50 Best Places to Teach in America, according to Niche.