Kaplan's $15 SAT/ACT Combo Test on Saturday, March 17th from 9:00am-1pm at Franklin High School in the Multi-Purpose room.

Experience each section of the SAT and ACT, receive your score instantly, and determine what is right for you or what areas you may need to study more. Students should arrive no later than 8:45am for check in.

Students need to register online by clicking here and bring their email confirmation along with $15 to the FHS Concession Stand no later than Wednesday, March 7th. Sign up today to reserve your spot. NO CONFIRMATION = NO TEST.

100% of the proceeds will go back to the Franklin AVID program to support student success. Click here for a copy of the flyer.

What is AVID?

AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination and is a regularly scheduled elective class that prepares students in the middle, with academic potential, for success in advanced high school classes and in college.


What are AVID student expectations?

§  Maintain at least a “C” average

§  Show great citizenship & attendance

§  Maintain an organized binder

§  Take notes every day, in every class, every year in high school

§  Participate in weekly tutorials

§  Write, Question, Collaborate, Read

§  Take Honors and AP classes

§  Take PSAT, SAT, ACT tests

§  Remain in program 4 years

§  Be a well-rounded student

§  Apply to several four-year colleges

What are AVID parent expectations?

AVID parents are expected to encourage their students to achieve academically, to maintain regular contact with the site AVID coordinator and to become involved in the activities of the AVID program.

What happens in the AVID program?

The AVID Four-Year Elective program is three-pronged: 

1)   Students receive academic instruction in writing note-taking, studying, test-taking, and organizing. 

2)   Students receive academic support from college tutors through collaborative tutorial groups and peer counseling.

3)   Students are motivated to pursue academic excellence through goal setting, rigorous classes, cultural and college field trips, classroom guest speakers, and AVID team building.

How do you recognize an AVID student?

The AVID student carries a notebook, takes notes in all classes, is prepared for class, is a positive role model for others, and is "on track" for college.

What are AVID results?

California Graduates Completing Four-Year College Entrance Requirements

AVID. (2015). AVID senior data collection: Study of 17,771 AVID seniors [Electronic Database].

California Department of Education Data Reporting Office. (2015). 12th grade graduates completing all courses required
for U.C. and/or C.S.U. entrance: All students: State of California 2014-15
[Table]. Retrieved from CA.gov.

State data represents the most current comprehensive data available.

– Four-year college entrance requirements is defined as those students who completed all courses required for U.C. and/or C.S.U. entrance.

– Interpret with caution due to the low number of AVID American Indian or Alaska Native graduates in California.

– Other includes American Indian or Alaska Native students, students of two or more races, and students who declined to state.

AVID Graduates Who Applied and Were Accepted into a Four-Year College

AVID. (2016). AVID senior data collection. Study of 42,418 AVID seniors [Electronic database].

College Persistence* into the Second Year of College
(Fall-to-Fall Persistence Rate)

AVID. (2014). AVID senior data collection. Study of 24,845 AVID seniors [Electronic database].

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. (2016, May 3). Snapshot report – persistence and retention. Retrieved from
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

Data represents the most current data available.

*Persistence is when a student enrolls in college and continues to enroll in ANY college.

**Other includes Asian, American Indian or Alaska Native students, students of two or more races, and students who declined to state.

The AVID team is no longer accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year.

If you already submitted your application, then you should be notified by the end of March whether we were able to accept you or not.

Thank you for your interest in the AVID program!

Picture of the AVID logo that says decades of college dreams



​Manfredi, Josette
AVID 9 Teacher

Baer, William
AVID 10 Teacher

Rubio, Gwen
AVID 11 Teacher

Robare, Audry
AVID 12 Teacher

Autenrieth, Ryan
AVID Counselor

Buechler, Christina
AVID Coordinator


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