AVID is not just another program— at its heart, AVID is a philosophy.
Hold students accountable to the highest standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge.
Prerequisite: Selection process, 2.4 – 3.5 GPA
This is a one year course - two consecutive semesters. The AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) course is an elective class for students who are college-bound. The AVID curriculum focuses on writing, inquiry, collaboration and reading (WICR) through both teacher and tutor-led activities. While concurrently enrolled in a college-prep (A-G) course of study, students learn strategies to enhance success. Note-taking, outlining, writing, speaking, reading, test-taking strategies and self-awareness are all developed and integrated. In addition, the course offers team-building activities and intensive preparation for the ACT, and SAT. This course meets the “G” requirement for a-g.