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Contacts

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AVID Elementary
Barbara Herms
Director of Elementary Education 
(530) 406-3236 or email 
 
AVID Secondary and AVID Excel
Jacob Holt
 Director of Secondary Education 
(530) 406-3155 or email 
Sites with AVID

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Elementary Sites
Beamer Elementary School
 
Tafoya Elementary School
 
Freeman Elementary School
 
Zamora Elementary School
 
 
Secondary Sites
Douglass Middle School
 
Lee Middle School
 
Woodland High School
 
Pioneer High School
 
 

AVID

Advancement Via Independent Determination (AVID)

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AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness in a global society.

 

AVID is a college-readiness system for elementary through postsecondary designed to increase school wide learning and performance. AVID accelerates student learning, uses research-based methods of effective instruction, provides meaningful and motivational professional learning and acts as a catalyst for systemic reform and change.

AVID serves over 30,000 plus students in more than 285 middle and high schools in Los Angles County.

Among the 2,800 LA County AVID graduates of 2013:
 

  • 85% completed UC/CSU a-g requirements
  • 60% planned to attend a post-secondary college or university