• What is AVID?

    AVID Elementary

    • 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.

    AVID Secondary

    • 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.

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