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AVID events & trips

STEM night
mrs. morgan
6th gr tutorials
avid tutorials

conservation research center at the safari park

8th Grade AVID took a field trip to the San Diego Safari Parks Conservation Research Center. 

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students researching
students graphing
safari park
avid visits safari park
avid student with tiger


What is AVID?

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a college readiness system that is designed to increase school-wide learning and performance. The AVID methodologies (WICOR) accelerate student learning, through effective instruction, and acts as a catalyst for systemic reform and change. 

What Will Students Do In AVID?

  • Get Organized: Students are taught a system for organizing their notes, papers and class work; and time management strategies (weekly planners) to increase effective work habits. 
  • Write Papers: Students are taught how to write various kinds of papers successfully. 
  • STUDY, STUDY, STUDY: Students are involved in study groups, tutorial groups and self-directed seminars. 
  • Prepare for a Professional Career: Students will develop strategies to prepare for a successful professional career. 

AVID Class of 2020

2019-2020 8th grade AVID


2019-2020 7th grade avid 

7th gr avid

2019-2020 6th grade avid 

6th avid
avid demo school

AVID Mission Statement

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

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AVID Objectives

  • Teaches skills and behaviors for academic success
  • Provides intensive support with tutorials and strong student/teacher relationships
  • Creates a positive peer group for students
  • Develops a sense of hope for personal achievement gained through hard work and determination


AVID transforms the leadership, systems, instruction, and culture of a school, ensuring college readiness for all students. AVID impacts students throughout the school when trained teachers use AVID strategies (WICOR) to influence the academic and behavioral skills of their students. 

WICOR Guides Student Learning
WICOR Guides Student Learning