AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination)
AVID is a yearly college preparatory elective class for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students who desire higher academic achievement. AVID provides motivated students with skills needed to be sucessful in the rigorous middle and high school curriculum in preparation necessary for a college future. Students meet daily and receive instruction in areas such as writing, note taking, reading, organization, questioning, study skills, test taking, and college and career choices. Students interested in AVID have a 2.5-3.5 grade point average, good school attendance and behavior, average or higher test scores in reading and math, and a willingness to commit to rigorous class work. Interested students must fill out an application and participate in an AVID interview for selection.