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AVID Application
This application should be filled out by current 5th grade students who are interested in joining the AVID elective at the middle school.
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Why AVID?
Advancement Via Individual Determination, AVID, is more than a program, it is a philosophy that prepares students in the academic middle for admission to a four-year college or university. Students take an AVID elective course throughout middle school and high school that provides them with the skills needed to be successful in advancing academically with the ultimate goal of attending college. For more than 30 years AVID has been instrumental in preparing students for success in higher education.

The core component of the AVID Program is the AVID elective, which supports students as they challenge themselves in more rigorous classes. Students are taught study skills, note taking, time management, writing and research skills, while being immersed in a college-going culture. The class also includes tutoring sessions that are led by college students and provide support for success in the academically rigorous curriculum. Additionally, the AVID class provides access to information about colleges and universities through field trips, guest speakers, college tutors, scholarship opportunities and college admission requirement information.

AVID recruits students who are motivated to do well and who are serious about their academic future. We will look at each student's grade point average and state test results to determine if they are an ideal candidate for the AVID program.

All information shared on this form will be used for recruitment and selection of AVID students and will be held confidential. If you would prefer to share this information in person or have additional questions prior to completing this form, please contact the AVID Site Coordinator.

Sincerely,
Dr. Jodie Radford
Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Magnet Schools
Name *
First and last name
Parent or Guardian's Name *
First and last name
Parent or Guardian's Email *
Phone number *
Which school did you attend for 5th grade? *
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What are your grades from your 1st Semester report card for the subjects below? *
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Language Arts
Math
Social Studies
Science
Which school's AVID program are you applying for? *
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What is your Parent or Guardian's highest educational level? *
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What is your ethnic background? (Check all that apply) *
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What is your gender? *
Briefly describe any scholastic awards you have earned beginning with the fifth grade. *
Please list your after-school, community, family activities and hobbies. For example, major accomplishments such as musical instruments played, sports team participation, church involvement, etc. *
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