What is AVID?
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is an elective class that combines rigor with support that includes the student’s own individual determination and the support of : content area teachers, other AVID students, their families, the AVID elective teacher and college tutors. AVID targets students in the academic middle – B, C and even D students – who have the desire to go to college and the willingness to work hard. AVID places students in advanced classes and provides them with an elective class that prepares them to succeed in rigorous curricula, enter mainstream activities in schools, and increase their opportunities to enroll in four year colleges.
Who qualifies for AVID?
– Students with AT LEAST a 2.0 GPA
– Students who have appropriate classroom behavior
– Students who may be the first in their family to attend college
-Students with good attendance
-Students who are motivated and have the desire to learn
If you are interested, fill out the application: Stout’s AVID Application.
If you have any questions, you can reach our AVID teacher, Mr. Liggett, by email at email@example.com.