Advancement Via Individual Determination
A College-Preparatory Program
"High expectations, encouragement, day-to-day help, a vision of college as attainable, and guidance on how to negotiate the system. AVID involves students in a strong group of peers and adults who share a commitment to academic achievement and who work together to help the group succeed." -AVID Center
The mission of AVID is to ensure that all students, especially students with academic potential, become educated and responsible participants and leaders in a global society.
WHAT CAN AVID DO FOR YOU?
Meet Your AVID Teachers
- AVID 7th graders
- History 6th and 7th
Graduated from: Cal State University Fullerton
- Bachelor in Arts and History
- Master of Science in Secondary Education
- AVID 8th graders
- Science 7th
- Science 7th Honors
- Cal Poly Pomona (Bachelors)
- Grand Canyon University (Masters)
- Bachelor of Science in Biology
- Master of Arts in Teaching
- AVID 6th graders
- Math 6th Honors
- Math 7th
Graduated from: Ohio University
- Bachelor of Science in Middle Childhood Education
- Master of Education in Reading
College Application and Acceptance
2017 AVID Seniors Applying to and Getting Accepted Into a Four-Year College:
Nearly 9 out of 10 AVID seniors submitted college applications, and nearly 8 out of every 10 AVID seniors were accepted into four-year colleges.
*AVID (2017), AVID senior data collection: N=44,174 [Electronic database].
WHO IS IT FOR?
- Students who want to go to college!
- Students who want to succeed!
- Students who want to better themselves!
Students who have the potential and desire to attend a four-year college and have...
- Appropriate classroom behavior
- Good attendance record
- Between a 2.0 and 3.5-grade point average (B's & C's)
- Willingness to commit to completing homework each night
- Willingness to become College Ready!
- Learning with college tutors!
- Developing success strategies
- Researching colleges and the application process
- Researching and preparing for a professional career
- Visiting college campuses
- Participating in community activities
- Provide academic instruction and other support to students
- Prepare students for high school and, ultimately, eligibility to four-year colleges and universities
- To increase "coping skills" of students and help them learn how to study and be successful students
- Motivate students to seek a college education
- Increase the participants' level of career awareness
IN THE AVID ELECTIVE CLASS STUDENTS WILL...
- Learn organizational and study skills
- Work to develop critical thinking skills
- Learn effective communication skills
- Learn how to ask higher-level questions
- Get academic help from peers and tutors
- Participate in enrichment and motivational activities that make achievement and college seem attainable
AVID PROGRAM FOCUS:
- Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading
- Focus Notes
- Tutorial Sessions
- Socratic Seminars
- Time Management
- Goal Setting
- Testing Strategies
GIVE IT A TRY AND APPLY!
Where to Apply:
Application packets will be available in room 31