AVID: Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID is a college readiness system, a set of strategies to build the learning, study, and academic behavioral skills that are essential for success in rigorous coursework such as honors, Advanced Placement, and dual enrollment courses. AVID students learn how to:
- Critically read text
- Utilize a focused note-taking system
- Utilize Higher-level thinking skills
- Organize information and manage time effectively
- Be a leader in their school and community
The AVID elective is currently being offered to students in grades 6 through 12. Students must apply to be in the pathway. Please talk to your school counselor for more information.
The Ideal Christina School District AVID Elective Student
AVID is an elective college-preparatory program that prepares students to attend a four-year college upon high school graduation.
Student Overall Goals
AVID Outside the Classroom
Students in AVID benefit from experiences that are not limited to the classroom setting. These experiences provide the students with opportunities to build leadership skills and to work together with their peers to develop skills for successful collaboration with their peers and others.