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Mission
“AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.”

Courses
AVID 1 (Grade 9)
AVID 2 (Grade 10)
AVID 3 (Grade 11)
AVID Senior Seminar (Grade 12)

Elective credit; UC “A-G” Elective credit (AVID Senior Seminar only)
Open to grades: 9-12
Prerequisite: Entrance is by special application and interview only. Students must demonstrate the desire and motivation to attend a four-year college upon graduation from high school.
Admission to the AVID program requires a 4-year student and parent commitment. The AVID elective courses are designed to prepare, in an academic context, students for entrance into four year colleges, with emphasis on analytical writing, preparation for college entrance exams (PSAT, SAT, ACT), college study skills and test taking, note taking, and research. The course features college tutors who support student learning through small group tutorials and Socratic Seminars in the AVID Elective class during the school day. (Students may receive A-G elective credit for the AVID Senior Seminar class if they have completed at least 3 of the 4 levels of AVID with a C or better, and enroll in at least 1 Advanced Placement class in both their junior and senior years.)