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Capital High School AVID

  • Toby Wright
  • AVID Administrator
  • (505) 467-1000

Program Description

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is designed to support a college going culture at Capital High. Students learn study skills including Writing-Inquiry-Collaboration-Reading (WICR), Interactive Notebooks, and Cornell Notes. Students also participate in leadership initiatives and activities designed to support college eligibility. Capital High has been named the 118th AVID National Demonstration School out of 4500 participating school worldwide, and the first and ONLY school in New Mexico to achieve this status.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Leadership development


Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%