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AVID Information for 2019-20

AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is an elective for 7th and 8th grade students. 

AVID is a college prep program, and a direct support system for student who have the desire to attend college.  AVID is for students who want to do better academically, overcome challenges, want support to achieve their dreams of attending the university of their choice. 

Things we do in AVID:

  • Academic Skills Building
    • How to take notes
    • How to study
    • How to set and monitor goals
    • Pre-AP Class Strategies
  • Organization
  • Student-Led Tutorials
  • College Vocabulary/Research
  • Leadership Opportunities and Field Trips 

Since AVID is a college prep class, students who are accepted into the elective must take at least one Pre-AP class.  Please note, there is an application process.   Every student who applies gets an interview. 

This is a link to the AVID Application: https://www.fortbendisd.com/Page/79299