Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID is a program targeting students who would like to prepare for four-year universities. The curriculum features writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, reading, note-taking and study skills, and college/career/motivational activities. College students are in the classroom as tutors twice a week, and field trips are taken to universities in the area. Students must commit to taking notes in subject area classes on a daily basis. Other requirements for applicants are satisfactory citizenship, good attendance, and a GPA of a 2.0-3.5.