Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)  is a program designed to prepare students in the middle who have not previously succeeded in a college preparatory path for admission to four year universities and colleges. Students in AVID are enrolled in college preparatory courses and receive help from AVID tutors during the week. 

The goals of AVID are:
  • To give students college level entry skills
  • To increase the coping skills of program participants
  • To motivate program students to seek a college education
  • To increase the participants levels of career awareness
Students who have the potential and desire to attend a four-year college and have a 2.0 - 3.5 GPA are encouraged to participate in AVID.

The following are some activities that AVID students are involved in:
  • Learning with college tutors
  • Writing for all classes
  • Developing success strategies
  • Applying for College
  • Preparing for a professional career
  • Visiting college campuses
  • Interacting with guest speakers
  • Participating in extracurricular and community activities
AVID Teachers
Ms. Monterrosa, AVID Adviser

Counseling Office
Office hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
(818) 271-2933