Who Participates in AVID?
Students who have the potential and desire to attend a four-year college and. . .
Have appropriate classroom behavior.
Have a grade-point average between 2.0 and a 3.7.
Have good study 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.
|Juarez, V||(310) 914-3500 ex.566||History Teacher|
|Phear, N||(310) 914-3500 ex.754||Teacher|
|Robbins, Dr. D||(310) 914-3500 ex.755||History/Social Science Department Chair|
- To provide academic instruction and other support to students, and to prepare them for entrance into four-year colleges and universities.
- To give students college entry skills by helping them get organized and improving their academic performance
- To increase the ‘coping skills’ of program participants by giving them support while guiding their educational path with academic advice and full awareness of college requirements
- To motivate students to seek a college education
- To increase the participants’ levels of career awareness
Learning with college tutors twice a week to improve grades in other classes
Writing skills for all classes: vocabulary, proofreading skills, essays, timed writing for standardized tests, note-taking skills, research skills, and speaking skills
Developing success strategies through note-taking skills, organization and time management strategies
Participating in extra curricular activities and community activities to prepare for college applications and to gain awareness of diverse career paths
Visiting college campuses on field trips and listening to guest speakers