Students admitted to AVID:
- Enroll in the AVID Elective class five days a week during the school day.
- Are required to take at least one honors or AP course and receive focused instruction in writing, critical thinking, collaboration, reading, note-taking, study skills and college/career/motivational activities.
- Participate in small group student-led tutorial sessions facilitated by AVID-trained tutors twice a week during the AVID elective class.
AVID students also participate in team building activities, enrichment opportunities and community service.
Guest speakers frequently visit our AVID classes to talk about their jobs, educational backgrounds and what they did to prepare for college and their career.
Students also have enjoyed the opportunity to job shadow corporations in collaboration with BestPrep and Junior Achievement.