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  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

    Prairie is an AVID National Demonstration School.  AVID is non-profit, proven college readiness system that closes the achievement gap. Today, AVID is implemented in aproproximately 4,800 schools in 48 states and 16 countries/territories. AVID serves more than 425,000 students in grades 4-12, as well as students in 24 postsecundary institutions. 

    AVID Curriculum at Prairie

    • W - Writing
    • I - Inquiry
    • C - Collaboration
    • R - Reading

    Additional Curriculum Topics

    • Goal Settings
    • Affective education
    • Organization
    • Study Skills

    Student Expectations

    • Maintain organized binder
    • Take Cornell notes
    • Use planner
    • Monitor grades weekly
    • Enroll in college prep courses
    • Commit to a half hour of homework, per class, each night
    • Advocate for themselves