AVID

A.V.I.D. stands for Advancement via Individual Determination –AVID’s Mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. Our objectives are: 
  • to provide students with academic instruction and support in preparation for a four-year college or university.
  • to improve students’ study and organizational skills.
  • to motivate students to seek a college education and increase their level of career awareness AVID will -focus on WICOR (building the writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization and reading skills of our students) -weekly classroom tutorials with trained college tutors -field trips to colleges and universities -awareness of and assistance with financial aid and scholarship applications -college testing preparation
Who may apply? -students who want to go to college -students who are willing to attend summer school, take zero period classes and/or take classes at the community college -students who may be from low income households and/or from groups who are under represented on university campuses and/ or be first generation college students -students who are willing to work hard to develop and/or maintain good work habits.