What is AVID?
- Teaches and reinforces higher-level thinking skills at a young age.
- Develops academic habits that will be used in middle school, high school, and college
- Students learn about organization, study skills, communication, and self-advocacy.
- Students use structured notes and answer high-level questions.
- A strong college-going culture encourages students to think about college and career plans.
- Teachers provide the academic foundation students need to be on a path to college and career success.
- Provide opportunities for students that have the desire to go to college to become college-ready
- Equips teachers and schools with what they need to help students succeed on a path to college and career success
- Students in the AVID Elective course receive additional academic, social, and emotional support to help them succeed in rigorous courses.
- AVID can impact the entire school by providing classroom activities, teaching practices, and academic behaviors that can be incorporated into any classroom.
- AVID training can be incorporated into any classroom to help all students, not just those in AVID, to become more college and career-ready.