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AVID STUDENT THOUGHTS
"AVID is the reason I am on track to go to college. Without AVID I would be nowhere near meeting the requirements for college. It has educated me on the process of applying for college and the ins and outs of college." - Nate Stewart
"Honestly, AVID made me challenge myself and grow into a successful student and learner."
- Bogart Vargas
“A class to take seriously, a family that helps each other, a chance for a better future, a place to find your strengths and learn to cope with your weaknesses.” – William Hernandez
"Not just a class. An opportunity for success.” – Bianca Allende Boyd
"The best advice I can give is to just try the class."
- Lauren Bunn
"A stepping stone to the doors of success—and how to pay for college."
- Ivan Aragon
What Is AVID?
- an acronym that stands for Advancement via Individual Determination.
- an in-school academic program that prepares students for college eligibility and success.
- for students who want to improve their learning and become more successful.
- for all students, but especially targets students in the academic "middle" with a GPA of 2.0-3.5.
Select the AVID tabs below to learn more details about the program:
- Desire to improve as students/learners.
- Earn average grades but want to do better.
- Are willing to try.
- Are "coachable" – are open to feedback and guidance.
- Believe that people can change
- Have not yet mastered the skills necessary to succeed academically (e.g., note taking, organization, and academic reading) but have the potential to do so.
- Are committed to their education.
- Need extra encouragement and guidance to reach their academic potential.
- Do not yet have the skills to advocate for themselves–to ask for help and to stand up for what they need.
- Desire to succeed academically, including graduating from college.
- Take initiative–take action without having to be told what to do.
- Have self-confidence or have the desire and potential to become self-confident.
- Collaborate and communicate effectively.
- Think creatively and critically, searching for insights beyond those that are obvious.
AVID Elective Class
AVID/College Readiness in the San Dieguito Union High School District
- La Costa Canyon, San Dieguito Academy, and Torrey Pines High Schools currently offer the AVID program. Click on the AVID Application link to complete a student application and turn in the completed AVID application to the designated high school.
- Carmel Valley, Diegueño, and Earl Warren Middle Schools offer the College Readiness program. Contact the middle school Counseling Office for further information regarding the College Readiness program.
- Funding is through state categorical awards