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AVID 1

AVD1010

AVID is a college-readiness program for qualifying students to develop the academic and social skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education. Students in the program enroll in an AVID course where they learn goal-setting, note-taking, writing skills, and reading strategies for each of their high school years. Motivational activities include speakers, field trips, college visits, and seminars. Additionally, AVID students will be highly encouraged to enroll in advanced courses in high school.

  • Recommended Grades: 9
  • Course Number: AVD1010
  • Credits: 1 credit per year
  • Prerequisite Recommendation: AVID students will be highly encouraged to enroll in advanced courses in high school.

AVID program students have average to high test scores, a 2.0-3.5 qualifying GPA, college  potential with support, desire, and determination. AVID students must also meet one or more of the following  criteria: first to attend college, historically underserved in four-year colleges, low income and/or have special  circumstances. Students apply and are admitted into the program beginning with their freshman year. Please  see a counselor for information.