• AVID

    Advancement Via Individual Determination

    A College-Preperatory Program

    AVID PROVIDES...

    "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

    OUR MISSION...

    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?

  • AVID Decades of College Dreams

Meet Your AVID Teachers

  • Mr. Martinez 
    Teaches:

    • AVID 7th graders
    • History 6th and 7th 

    Graduated from: Cal State University Fullerton 
    Degrees earned:

    • Bachelor in Arts and History
    • Master of Science in Secondary Education

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  • Ms. Bejarano 
    Teaches:

    • AVID 8th graders
    • Science 7th
    • Science 7th Honors

    Graduated from:

    • Cal Poly Pomona (Bachelors)
    • Grand Canyon University (Masters)

    Degrees earned:

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology
    • Master of Arts in Teaching

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  • Mrs. Kurtz 
    Teaches:

    • AVID 6th graders
    • Math 6th Honors
    • Math 7th

    Graduated from: Ohio University 
    Degrees earned:

    • Bachelor of Science in Middle Childhood Education
    • Master of Education in Reading

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AVID Works!

  • College Application and Acceptance
    2017 AVID Seniors Applying to and Getting Accepted Into a Four-Year College:

    88% Applied, 79% Accepted

    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!

    WHO QUALIFIES?

    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!

    AVID ACTIVITIES

    • 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

     

  • AVID OBJECTIVES:

    • 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