AVID Week 2020 & AVID Recruitment 2020-2021

AVID Week 2020 & AVID Recruitment 2020-2021
Posted on 01/09/2020

AVID Week 2020 & AVID Recruitment For Next School Year 2020-2021

What is AVID?  AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college readiness program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in college.The mission of AVID is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.  

Who are AVID students? Typical AVID students are in the academic middle (A, B, and C students), have the desire to go to college and willingness to work hard.  These students are capable of completing rigorous curriculum with support.

January 13-17 - AVID Week at SMS (Information about the middle school and high school AVID programs will be shared with students via group presentations.) As part of AVID week, it will also be spirit week! 

Monday: Character Day

Tuesday: Pajama Day

Wednesday: Disney Day

Thursday: Dress For Success Day

Friday: College Day

January 29 - Applications are due to the SMS Guidance Office for the middle and high school programs.

February 3-7 - Applicant interviews with AVID Site Team Staff will be scheduled at SMS.

February 11 - A district selection committee will meet to review applications.

February 13-19 - Status letters will be mailed home.

AVID students typically: Have average to high test scores Have a 2.0-3.5 GPA  Have college potential with support Exhibit desire and determination

AVID students typically meet one or more of the following criteria: First to attend college Part of a group that is underrepresented at 4-year colleges  Low income Special circumstances  AVID High School Registration From AVID Middle School Registration Form