AVID in SFUSD
SFUSD’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID/AVID Excel) program systematically closes opportunity gaps by preparing historically underserved middle and high school students for college and postsecondary careers.
The AVID/AVID Excel Elective and Schoolwide Program
Learn about the backbone of the AVID program- AVID elective classes that provide students with a wrap-around support network and in-depth instruction in writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading (WICOR) as well as how to take AVID strategies schoolwide across content areas.
AVID By The Numbers
AVID students regularly outperform their peers on key college entrance and persistence indicators.
AVID Student Application Information
Are you a parent or current SFUSD student who is interested in joining the SFUSD AVID family?
AVID Tutor Information
Are you a college student living in SF who is interested in working with middle and high school students? Learn more about our paid AVID tutor positions.
SFUSD AVID Program Sites
- AP Giannini Middle School
- Aptos Middle School
- Bessie Carmichael K-8
- James Denman Middle School
- Francisco Middle School
- Herbert Hoover Middle School
- James Lick Middle School
- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School
- Marina Middle School
- Presidio Middle School
- Roosevelt Middle School
SFUSD AVID Team
Lauren Marshman, Head Counselor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Justin Butac, Counselor, email@example.com
Jenny Rong, Supervisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lucas Elbaum, Secondary ELD Content Specialist, email@example.com
Winnie Yeung, Senior Clerk Typist, firstname.lastname@example.org