- To provide academic instruction and other support to students and to prepare them for eligibility to four-year colleges and universities.
- To give students college level entry skills.
- To increase the “coping skills” of program participants.
- To motivate program students to seek a college education.
- To increase the participants’ level of career awareness
- Learning with college tutors.
- Writing for all classes.
- Developing success strategies.
- Applying for college.
- Preparing for a professional career.
- Visiting college campuses.
- Interacting with guest speakers.
- Participating in extra curricular and community activities
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN AVID?
- Students who have the potential and desire to attend a four-year college and…
- ...have appropriate classroom behavior.
- ...have between a 2.0 and 3.0 grade point average.
- ...have a good attendance record.
- ...have good work habits.
- ...are willing to commit themselves to a minimum of two hours of homework each night.
- ...are willing to commit to enrollment in a rigorous college preparatory sequence of courses.
For more information on AVID
visit their website at http://www.avid.org