What is AVID?

Advancement Via Individual Determination is a college readiness program that provides support to students.

At Dickinson High School AVID is an elective course for eligible students. Students may start the AVID program as early as 8th grade continuing through graduation. Dickinson High School implements AVID strategies schoolwide to increase student achievement and college readiness .


AVID Center Mission

AVID Center’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

AVID Elective

Year-long elective class available within the regular academic school day on secondary sites that adheres to the 11 Essentials concerning implementation integrity and fidelity to the program. Interested students may contact the campus AVID teacher.

AVID Schoolwide

AVID is schoolwide when a strong AVID program transforms the systems, leadership, instruction and culture of a school ensuring college-readiness for all students. Teachers representing all curriculum departments are AVID trained—by attending AVID Summer Institutes or during in-district AVID Professional Development. AVID methodologies are incorporated into the content levels and classroom expectations across all curricular departments resulting in a consistent schoolwide college-going culture.

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