Victor Valley Union High School District
16350 Mojave Drive
Victorville, CA 92395
Phone: (760) 955-3201
Fax: (760) 245-4634


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A.V.I.D Documents



Students Becoming Competitive College Candidates


Who is an AVID Student?


AVID students are students in the academic middle, capable of completing a college preparatory path with support. These students often are not realizing their full potential academically. In the identification process a number of criteria are considered, including:

   • State Test Scores

   • Grades

   • Citizenship

   • Attendance

   • Desire and Determination

   • First in Family to Attend College

   • Historically Underrepresented in 4-year Colleges

   • Economically Disadvantaged

   • Other Special Circumstances

Once Selected for AVID, What are the Student Requirements?

   • AVID students must:

   • attend an AVID elective class

   • maintain satisfactory citizenship and attendance in all classes

   • maintain the AVID binder with assignment/grade record sheets and daily notes in all classes

   • complete all homework assignments and commit to studying every night


What AVID Is:

   • an acronym that stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination

   • an in-school academic support program

   • for all students, but it targets those in the academic middle

What AVID Is Not:

   • a remedial program

   • a free ride

   • a homework / study hall program