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AVID Overview

AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. 

 

AVID is a program designed around college-readiness that helps students develop the skills they need in order to be successful in college and career. 

 The AVID Elective classes at OEB offer:

  • Support for students in rigorous classes
  • Tutorials with college tutors
  • College and career exploration
  • Field trips to local colleges
  • Guest speakers
  • A curriculum that focuses on developing WICOR (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, Reading) 
  • Leadership opportunities  

 In order to be a part of the AVID Elective class, a student must:

  • have determination to excel
  • have a 2.0+ grade point average (C average or better)
  • be interviewed by a panel of AVID Site Team members
  • A student might also be the first in his/her family to attend college

If you are interested in learning more about the AVID Elective class, please contact the AVID Coordinator, Ella Farinas, at (626) 396-5830 ext. 76146 or email at farinas.ella@pusd.us