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Lewisville High School AVID

  • Kristin Simpson
  • AVID Coordinator/Junior-Senior AVID Elective Teacher
  • (469) 948-3231

Program Description

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is an elective course that prepares students for college readiness and success, and is scheduled during the regular school day as a year-long course. 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, 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

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%