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AVID applications for 22-23 are no longer available, but there may be an opportunity for current 9th and 10th grade students to apply for the following school year 23-24!


AVID Video: Please click here to watch our AVID video to learn more about our program from our AVID Coordinator, Counselor, and Students!

AVID Flyer: Please click 
here to read our flyer to learn more about our AVID program.


Students will be notified if they are accepted into our AVID program in late February after course selection, but don't worry our AVID Counselor will help make sure to adjust your schedule if you are accepted.

More information about AVID can be found below and thank you for your interest in our AVID program!
 
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.
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AVID STAFF DIRECTORY

Manfredi, Josette
Jmanfred@egusd.net
AVID 9 Teacher

Baer, William
WBaer@egusd.net
AVID 10 Teacher

Rubio, Gwen
GRubio@egusd.net
AVID 11 Teacher

Robare, Audry
ARobare@egusd.net
AVID 12 Teacher

Autenrieth, Ryan
rautenri@egusd.net
AVID Counselor

Buechler, Christina
cmbuechl@egusd.net
AVID Coordinator