AVID

  • AVID LogoProgram Overview

    In Grand Prairie ISD AVID is the college readiness system utilized to optimize student’s success in the classroom and in the community.  AVID prepares students for success in challenging Pre-AP, AP and dual credit classes. In AVID, students are given the support and instructions needed to make a successful transition to college. Our AVID system is comprised of

    AVID coordinators and AVID elective teachers, provide an integral support system for students who aspire to go to college. By being enrolled in rigorous classes with tutorial support, AVID students excel in academics and leadership. The AVID College Readiness Systems motivates students and provides the optimal foundation for future success for all students, from elementary through higher education.

    Cornelia McCowan, M.Ed.
    AVID District Coordinator
    Cornelia.mccowan@gpisd.org 

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  • AVID Tutors Needed

    AVID Tutors Needed

    College students are needed to work part-time with AVID elective teachers. AVID tutors will: 

    • Serve as a tutor for younger students 
    • Help students achieve their full potential
    • Facilitate AVID study groups
    • Serve as a positive role model 

    AVID Tutor Interest Survey

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  • Presidential Service Award

    Grand Prairie ISD has been designated as a certifying organization for the President’s Volunteer Service Awards. Students who receive the award have demonstrated a firm commitment to volunteer service and community engagement. Visit this page fore more information.

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  • 2021–2022 AVID Team

    Elementary Schools

    Middle Schools

    High Schools

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  • Quick Links

    AVID Website
    College Ready Resources
    The "I" of it All - Videos/Photos
    AVID Open Access
    AVID Blog

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  • The Grand Prairie Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment matters, in its admissions policies, or by excluding from participation in, denying access to, or denying the benefits of district services, academic and/or vocational and technology programs, or activities as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. For information about Title IX rights, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Karry Chapman, Chief of Human Capital, Grand Prairie ISD, 2602 S. Beltline Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052, 972-264-6141. For information about Section 504/ADA rights, contact Michelle Brinkman, Executive Director of Human Capital, 2602 S. Beltline Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052, 972-237-5534.

    El Distrito Escolar Independiente de Grand Prairie es un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidad, y no discrimina en asuntos de empleo por razón de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, religión, edad o discapacidad ni en sus políticas de admisión, ni con impedir la participación en, negar acceso a, o denegación de beneficios bajo servicios del distrito, programas académicos y/o vocacionales y tecnológicos, o actividades según lo requerido por el Título VI y el Título VII de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, enmendada, el Título IX de las Enmiendas de Educación de 1972, la Primera Enmienda a la Constitución de los Estados Unidos, la Ley Contra la Discriminación en el Empleo por Razón de Edad, la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, enmendada, y el Título II de la Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades. Para información sobre los derechos bajo el Título IX,contáctese con la Coordinadora de Título IX, Karry Chapman, Chief of Human Capital, Grand Prairie ISD, 2602 S. Beltline Rd., Grand Prairie, TX 75052, 972-237-6141. Para información sobre los derechos bajo la Sección 504/ADA, contáctese Michelle Brinkman, Executive Director of Human Capital, 2602 S. Beltline Rd, Grand Prairie, TX 75052, 972-237-5534.