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Atwater High School AVID

  • Rebecca Brewer
  • AVID Coordinator/Elective Teacher
  • (209) 325-1200

Program Description

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is an academic elective course that prepares students for college readiness and success. Each week, students receive instruction utilizing a rigorous college preparatory curriculum provided by AVID Center, tutor-facilitated study groups, motivational activities, and academic survival skills. The course emphasizes rhetorical reading, analytical writing, collaborative discussion strategies, tutorial inquiry study groups, preparation for college entrance and placement exams, college study skills and test-taking strategies, note-taking, and research.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 95
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • California State University-Fresno
  • California State University-Sacramento
  • California State University-Stanislaus
  • Merced College
  • University of California-Merced