Who are AVID Students?

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In general, students who are recruited for AVID have:

  • GPA of 2.0-3.5

  • Desire to attend college

  • Willingness to undertake demanding preparation for college

  • Good attendance record

  • Appropriate classroom behavior and few discipline referrals

  • Willingness to give up another elective in order to reach their goals


Many of our AVID students are considered historically underserved by the district.

  • Students who may be the first in their family to attend college

  • Students who may be from groups historically less likely to attend college


Criteria for AVID Excel Students

AVID Excel students are students who are classified as Long-Term English Language Learners and are in grades 6-8.


Are you interested in joining an AVID elective class at your school?  Please contact the school directly to learn more.