Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a global nonprofit organization that operates with one guiding principle: Hold students accountable to the highest standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge. The mission of AVID is to close the achievement gap by preparing ALL students for college and career readiness and SUCCESS in a global society. AVID brings research-based curriculum and strategies to students each day that develop critical thinking, literacy, and math skills across all content areas.

    The AVID Site Team at First Colony Middle School is committed to ensuring the success of our AVID students. Please contact us if we can be of any assistance.

    Need more information? Visit the district site CLICK HERE 

    Did you miss our informational meeting? CLICK HERE to view the presentation.  

    Ready to apply? CLICK HERE

    Important Information Regarding the Application Process:

    Ft. Bend ISD is currently accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year. Interested students must complete the online application for his/her designated AVID campus using the links above. The online application must be completed at one time, however, students can view or print the application prior to completing. Once submitted, the student will receive an email confirmation which will also allow him/her to edit responses up until the due date. Please allow at least an hour to complete. Final acceptance into the AVID program will be determined upon completion of an interview. 
    IMPORTANT DATES for current 6th and 7th graders:
    November 29 - Application opens
    Dec/Jan - Campus presentations
    February 2 - Deadline to submit AVID application
    February 12-22 - AVID Applicant Interviews
    February 29 - AVID invitation letters sent out to students
    March 7 - Deadline for students to accept AVID invitation

    Ready to apply? CLICK HERE