What is AVID?
Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID is a a structured, college preparatory system for students who are "in the middle".
AVID is a school-wide approach to curriculum and rigor that provides direct support to students.
Who is the average AVID student?
A student with high academic potential
A student with desire and determination
Many AVID students are the first to attend college, low income or special circumstances
The Mission of AVID
Students will succeed in rigorous curriculum
Students will complete a rigorous college preparatory path
Students will become educated and responsible participants and leaders in a democratic society
In the AVID Elective students will...
Complete tutorials on a bi-weekly basis
Have binders checked for neatness and organization
Set goals for high school, college and careers
Use Cornell Notes throughout all class subjects
Use WICR (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration and Reading) strategies in all curriculum