• AVID Essentials

    1. Students are selected from the middle and would benefit from AVID support to improve their academic record and begin college preparation.
    2. Student and teacher participation is voluntary.
    3. The school is committed to full implementation; AVID is scheduled as an academic elective.
    4. AVID students are enrolled in a rigorous curriculum.
    5. A strong, relevant writing curriculum is a basis for learning in the AVID elective class.
    6. Inquiry is used as a basis for instruction in the AVID classroom.
    7. Collaboration is used as a basis for instruction in the AVID classroom.
    8. Trained tutors regularly facilitate student access to rigorous curriculum Using AVID methodologies.
    9. Program implementation and student progress are monitored through the AVID data system and results are analyzed to ensure success.
    10. The School/District identifies resources for program costs, supports the essentials, participates in certification, commits to AVID staff development.
    11. Active, interdisciplinary site teams collaborate on issues of access to and success in rigorous college preparatory classes.