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    AVID Mission

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

    What is AVID?

    AVID is an academic, regularly scheduled elective class during the school day, based on writing as a tool of learning, the inquiry method, and collaborative grouping. The three main components of the program are:

    • Academic instruction
    • Tutorial support
    • Motivation activities

    What do we do in AVID?

    • Learn with tutors and peers
    • Develop note-taking skills
    • Improve reading skills
    • Critical thinking
    • Build relationships with peers
    • Encourage self-reliance
    • Visit local college campuses
    • Interact with guest speakers
    • College and career preparation
    • Community and school engagement
    • School advocates and role models