AVID is a regularly scheduled yearlong elective class that
prepares students with academic potential for success in
college. It is slightly different than the introduction to
AVID class that is only a quarter of the year.
What are AVID student expectations?
AVID students are expected to maintain at least a “C” average in
scholarship and citizenship, to study a minimum of two hours per
night, and to enroll in college preparatory classes. The
AVID student’s goal is to enroll in a four-year university.
A potential AVID student must apply to the program.
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
What happens in the AVID program?
The AVID program is three pronged:
students receive academic instruction in writing and in the
following skills – notetaking, studying, test taking and
students receive academic support from college tutors through
collaborative groups and peer counseling;
students are motivated to pursue academic excellence through
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.
What are AVID results?
92.8% of AVID graduates in California have enrolled in
college. After two years, 89% of those who started college
are still in college!
Call the attendance office at (916) 395-5360 ext. 1 or fill out
the form below. If no call is made or the online form is not
used, a note is required to clear the absence. All absences will
be verified. If an absence is not cleared within 3 days,
it will be considered a truancy.