AVID Secondary

AVID Secondary

AVID Overview

AVID is a regularly scheduled elective class that prepares students with high academic potential for success in college.

An AVID Student...

  • Has desire and determination
  • Wants to be challenged in school with support
  • Might be the first person in their family to go to college one day
  • Might be learning English as a second language
  • May desire an “AVID Family” support system
  • Could benefit from guidance at school to become college-ready 

What are AVID student expectations?

AVID students are expected to enroll in rigorous college preparatory classes, maintain an absolute minimum of a “C” average, and be leaders on their campus.

What happens in the AVID Elective class?

  • AVID students are supported in high-level academic skills in writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, reading and academic behaviors.
  • Students are equipped with skills such as note taking, studying, test-taking, and goal setting.
  • Students receive academic support from college-age tutors through collaborative groups and are motivated to pursue academic excellence through cultural and college field trips, classroom guest speakers, and AVID team building.