Nimitz High School

About AVID

  • What is AVID? Advancement Via Individual Determination

     

    AVID, standing for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college readiness program for IISD students in grades seven through twelve. The AVID system of education prepares students for the rigor and challenges of college classes, all while fostering an environment of heightened learning and performance in school. 

     

    AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

     

    AVID targets students with academic potential, including students who exhibit accomplishments such as average to high test scores, a 2.0-3.5 GPA, college potential with support, desire, and determination.

     
     
     
    AVID students typically meet one or more of the following criteria:
    • First to attend college

    • Historically underserved in four-year colleges

    • Low income

    • Special Circumstances

     
     AVID Elective Class (During the school day, Grades 7-12)
     

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    Binder Checks

    Field Trips

    Speakers

    Team Builders

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    AVID Curriculum includes:
    • Writing Curriculum

    • College and Careers

    • Strategies for Success

     
     
    AVID Tutorials Include:
    • Collaborative Study Groups

    • Writing Groups

    • Socratic Seminars 

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