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J Frank Dobie High School AVID Program

  • J Frank Dobie High School AVID Program
  • 10220 Blackhawk
  • Houston, TX 77089
  • 713-740-0370

Program Description

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a global nonprofit organization that operates with one guiding principle: Hold students accountable to the highest standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge. AVIDâ??s kindergarten through higher education system brings research-based curriculum and strategies to students each day that develop critical thinking, literacy, and math skills across all content areas. The mission of AVID is to ensure that ALL students, and most especially the least served students who are in the middle, succeed in many fields.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 76%