All students who apply will be considered for AVID. Students will be selected on established eligibility criteria to include grades, assessment scores, teacher recommendations, and their AVID application.
AVID STUDENT CRITERIA:• Average to high test scores on FCAT and End of Course Exams• Grades • 2.5 – 3.5 Weighted Cumulative GPA• Citizenship• Attendance• College potential with support• Student desire and determination• First in family to attend college• Historically underrepresented in 4-year colleges• Economically disadvantaged• Other special circumstances
**While all of the criteria are considered for acceptance into the program, no single criteria will necessarily eliminate a student from consideration. Students participating in exceptional student education, gifted and talented programs, and ELL will be considered for AVID based on the criteria listed above. Currently, there are a number of students from these groups successfully participating in the AVID program. AVID is offered as an elective class scheduled during the regular school day. Students are accepted into the AVID program through an application process.**