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Advancement
     Via
 Individual
Determination
Are you ready to meet the
       challenge?
             • AVID students make a
               commitment to:
                – doing all homework
                – staying focused on
                  academics
                – planning to attend a four
                  year university
                – participating in school
                  activities and service
                – participating in community
                  service
                – having appropriate
                  classroom behavior
     The AVID Student Profile
Students with academic     Meets one or more of the
  potential:                 following criteria:
• Average to high test     • First to attend college
  scores
                           • Historically
• 2.0-3.5 GPA                underserved in four
• College potential with     year colleges
  support
                           • Special circumstances
• Desire and
  determination
AVID Description
        • Regularly scheduled
          academic elective
          class
           – AVID course work
           – Academic support
        • Trained college tutors
          working with AVID
          students twice a week
              AVID Essentials
• Average to high test
  scores
• 2.0-3.5 GPA
• College potential with
  support
• Desire and
  determination
• Collaboration
• Trained tutors
AVID Tutorials
     • Create deeper
       understanding of concepts
       covered in core content
       classes
     • Develop skills necessary
       to become self-directed
       learners
     • It’s not just homework
       help!
Tutorial Process

           • Pushes students to
             think – AVID tutors
             use the inquiry process
           • Tutors do not give
             answers; they facilitate
             discovery
           • Students reflect on
             their learning
    AVID: Decades of Success
• For 26 years, AVID has served more than
  200,00 students, becoming one of the most
  successful college-preparatory programs
  ever for students in more than 2,000 U.S.
  schools in 39 states, Canada, and 15 other
  countries.
Why AVID Works
         • Places AVID students in
           rigorous curriculum and
           gives them the support to
           achieve
         • Provides the explicit
           “hidden curriculum” of
           schools
         • Provides a team of
           students for positive peer
           identification
         • Teacher’s role is that of
           student advocate
AVID High School Graduation Rates

100
 90
 80
 70
 60
                          AVID 98%
 50
                          National 70%
 40
 30
 20
 10
  0
Completion of Four-Year College
   Entrance Requirements
90
80
70
60
50                      AVID 86.7%
40                      National 36.0%
30
20
10
0
Student Success
        • Research shows:
          – Students who take
            rigorous classes in
            junior high and
            high school are
            much more likely
            than their peers to
            complete a
            bachelor’s degree in
            four years or less.
Timeline and Responsibilities

  How to get into the AVID program
AVID Interview
         • Thoroughly fill out the
           AVID interview form
           before the interview
            – Students must write the
              responses

         • Turn in the “AVID
           Parent Information
           Sheet” by the
           scheduled interview
Notification
      • Letters will be sent out
        to every applicant who
        completed the process
         – Acceptance means
           getting ready for entry
           into the program
         – Denial means you may
           not yet be ready for
           such rigorous study
AVID Contact

     • Agree to fulfill any and all
       responsibilities outlined on
       the AVID contract

     • Student, teacher, parent,
       counselor, and
       administrator all sign the
       contract
The AVID Program
        • Over 200,000 AVID
          students have shown this
          program to be
          overwhelmingly
          successful
        • Rigor, relevance, and
          relationships
        • Opportunity to find
          success through focused
          study and hard work
          The AVID Program




• AVID is the best program for guiding and
  supporting students who want to achieve their life
  goals and dreams.

				
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