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.

Click here for the 2018-2019 AVID written application packet or complete the online application by clicking here. 

The application deadline has been extended until Monday, February 26th, 2018. 

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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