AVID

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 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.



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



 

AVID STAFF DIRECTORY

​Manfredi, Josette
Jmanfred@egusd.net
AVID 9 Teacher


Baer, William
WBaer@egusd.net
AVID 10 Teacher


Robare, Audry
ARobare@egusd.net
AVID 11 Teacher


Rubio, Gwen
GRubio@egusd.net
AVID 12 Teacher



Autenrieth, Ryan
rautenri@egusd.net
AVID Counselor


Buechler, Christina
cmbuechl@egusd.net
AVID Coordinator





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