The AVID Mission
The mission of AVID is to ensure that ALL students, and most
especially the least-served students who are in the middle:
Will succeed in rigorous curriculum
Will complete a college-preparatory path
Will enter mainstream activities for the school
Will increase their enrollment in four-year colleges, and
Will become educated, responsible participants and leaders in a
What AVID is...
is an acronym that stands for
Advancement Via Individual Determination.
is an in-school academic support
program for grades 4-12 that prepares students for college
eligibility and success.
places academically average students
in advanced classes.
levels the playing field for minority,
rural, low-income and other students without a college-going
tradition in their families.
is for all students, but it targets
those in the academic middle.
is implemented school-wide and
Typical AVID Practices:
AVID Binders & Academic Updates
Higher Level Questioning Skills (Costa’s and Bloom’s)
Readiness and SAT/ACT Testing Preparation
AVID Coordinator: Barb Beyke
AVID Counselor: Kristy Beck
AVID Administrator: James Lockhart
Laurette Brown – AVID II
Anita Burdell – AVID I
Alpha Dwyer – AVID II
Suzanne Keel – AVID III & IV
Andrea Norred – AVID III &
Marni Riley – AVID I
learn more about the AVID Program, visit the AVID national web
Applications to the program are accepted early in the spring
semester for students rising to grades 9 – 11. Students can not
be added to AVID as a senior.