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AVID - North Mesquite High School

Program Description

AVID is a nationally recognized college readiness system targeted at supporting students from under-served backgrounds in their quest for college acceptance and success. AVID at North Mesquite High School includes over 230 students in 9th-12th grade, 6 AVID Elective teachers and over 20 AVID Site Team members.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 10%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 70%
  • African American: 20%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 230
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Undocumented Students (8)

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 60%