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AVID

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a college readiness system to prepare students in the academic middle for four-year college eligibility. Students from grades six to twelve are eligible to be enrolled. These are students who are capable of completing rigorous curricula with the support that AVID provides.

AVID students are enrolled in a school’s advanced classes, and attend an academic elective class, called AVID, taught within the school day by a trained AVID teacher. The three main components of the AVID college readiness system are academic instruction, tutorial support, and motivational and college prep activities. The AVID curriculum is based on writing as a tool of learning, inquiry method, collaborative grouping, organization, and academic reading.

Students interested in enrolling in AVID should contact their house counselor for more information.