What is AVID?

    AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a college readiness system that is designed to increase school-wide learning and performance. The AVID methodologies (WICOR) accelerate student learning, through effective instruction, and acts as a catalyst for systemic reform and change. 


    What Will Students Do In AVID?

    • Get Organized: Students are taught a system for organizing their notes, papers and class work; and time management strategies (weekly planners) to increase effective work habits. 
    • Write Papers: Students are taught how to write various kinds of papers successfully. 
    • STUDY, STUDY, STUDY: Students are involved in study groups, tutorial groups and self-directed seminars. 
    • Prepare for a Professional Career: Students will develop strategies to prepare for a successful professional career. 




    A-G Requirements


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    Rachel Andersen  - AVID & 7th Language Arts 


    What Is AVID? / Overview

    AVID Mission Statement

    AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. 



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    AVID Objectives

    • Teaches skills and behaviors for academic success
    • Provides intensive support with tutorials and strong student/teacher relationships
    • Creates a positive peer group for students
    • Develops a sense of hope for personal achievement gained through hard work and determination


    AVID transforms the leadership, systems, instruction, and culture of a school, ensuring college readiness ofr all students. AVID impacts students throughout the school when trained teachers use AVID strategies (WICOR) to influence the academic and behavioral skills of their students.