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Mission Hills High AVID

  • Mission Hills High AVID
  • 1 Mission Hills Court
  • San Marcos, CA 92069
  • (760) 290-2700
  • Jamie Yoruba
  • AVID Coordinator
  • (760) 290-2700

Program Description

The goal of the AVID program is to provide academic instruction and other support to students in order to prepare them for eligibility for four-year colleges and universities.

What AVID is:

  • AVID is a program for "middle to upper middle" academic students who are "at-promise" and have the potential for AP and honors work in high school, but would in addition, need academic and emotional support paired with the rigor.
  • AVID combines rigor WITH SUPPORT that includes first, the student's own individual determination, support of teachers, other AVID students, AVID teacher, school resources, and parents.
  • Ability to maintain a 2.5-4.0 and good citizenship throughout the school year.

Some requirements to be accepted into AVID:

  • GPA of 2.5-4.0
  • Middle to high test scores (a few exceptions=outstanding EL students).
  • Effort/Citizenship in all classes is good (P.E. is an excellent indicator of adequacy for AVID).
  • Team player, "good attitude, collaborative in nature."

Services Provided

  • Community service/service hours
  • Mentoring
  • Other
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk


  • Less than 25%