Advancement Via Individual Determination is an academic support program for grades 4-12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success. AVID targets students in the academic middle.
In the AVID program, students are enrolled in the AVID elective class that meets just like every other class they take.
Academic support from tutors through collaborative small groups and peer counseling as they develop inquiry skills;
Academic instruction in writing, reading, and organization;
Students are motivated to pursue academic excellence through cultural and college field trips, classroom guest speakers, community service, and team building.
Students in the AVID program are expected to...
Maintain a 2.5 GPA.
Excel and be models in scholarship and citizenship.
Enroll in academically rigorous classes that prepare them for college.
Parents of AVID students are expected to ...
Become involved with AVID activities.
Maintain regular contact with your child's teachers.
Encourage your child to achieve success academically.