AVID Student Application

AVID Secondary Objectives

    • Provide academic instruction and other support to students and prepare them for eligibility to four-year colleges & universities
    • Prepare students to enroll in the most rigorous courses
    • Motivate students to attend the college of their choice
    • Develop students' college level skills, including organizational and critical thinking skills
    • Increase students' ability to balance the time and stress of advanced work
    • Increase participants' levels of college and career awareness

AVID Students Will (Grades 6-12)

    • Become proficient in taking notes in all classes, organziation, time management, study skills, writing, questioning, working with others, reading and public speaking through collaborative and interactive class environment
    • Be supported by weekly group tutorials including college students, adults, and peers
    • Participate in guest speaker forums, volunteer activities and field trips to colleges, universitites and businesses
    • Access advanced content course

Who is Eligible for AVID Secondary?

  • AVID students meet ONE or more of the following critiera

    • Average to high test scores
    • 2.5 - 3.5 grade point average
    • College potential
    • Desire and determination
    • Appropriate classroom behavior
    • Good attendance record
    • Strong work habits
    • A willingness to commit themselves to studying
    • The desire to attend college

AVID Student Expectations

    • Maintain good grades
    • Enroll in advanced, honors & Advanced Placement classes
    • Keep an organized three-ring binder and take notes in all classes
    • Complete work for all classes
    • Maintain strong attendance and good behavior
    • Maintain "individual determination" to succeed
    • Participate in weekly tutorials
    • By the time an AVID student leaves Middle School they will have completed Algebra 1 and have taken multiple higher level courses.
    • By the time an AVID student graduates High School they will have completed a minimum of 3 AP/Dual Enrollment courses.
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