AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a proven, in-school elective college readiness class that prepares students in grades 6-12 for college and career readiness. Students interested in AVID must apply, be interviewed and accepted into the class.
AVID provides students with a comprehensive curriculum grounded in writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading. In addition, AVID students participate in collaborative group tutoring, college campus visits, and career exploration opportunities. Students enrolled in AVID demonstrate higher school attendance rates, increased enrollment in rigorous coursework, higher high school graduation rates, and acceptance to and enrollment in post-secondary opportunities.
Travelers Insurance Hosts AVID Students for Branding Yourself Day
Over 150 AVID, Academy of Finance and Academy of IT sophomores learned about social networking, soft skills, online presence and business dining etiquette at Travelers Insurance. "The field trip made me realize the importance of needing to grow up. The importance of independence and scial skills. I'm now planning to improve my skills and build up my reputation to be able to get a job. I'm very grateful for the field trip and am very appreciative of the reality check!" said one AVID student.
American Indian Magnet School AVID Student Featured on NPR's Next Generation Radio Minneapolis
Sixth grade AVID student Santino Decory shares his hopes and dreams for his future with National Public Radio's Next Generation Radio.
AVID Students American Indian Magnet School Teach Others at First Indigenous Peoples Day
For the first time, Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) students recognized Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, October 12. At American Indian Magnet School AVID students participated in the event through leading lessons on Powwow traditions, Indian land use issues and traditional foods. To learn more watch the video.
Saint Paul Public Schools AVID is seeking tutors for the 2015-2016 school year. Please click here to email us to learn more.
Each month in the AVID Monthly Moment Newsletter we highlight a different Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategy that integrates Personalized Learning.
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