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What is AVID?

AVID targets students who have the desire to attend college and can complete rigorous courses but need support to realize their full potential and would benefit from AVID Elective support for college and career readiness.

What AVID classes are offered

at LRTA?

AVID is an approved elective course taken during the school day. LRTA currently offers one grade 8 AVID elective class and looks to offer more classes in the future.

What does AVID prepare students for?

Students learn organizational skills, develop critical thinking by asking probing questions, receive academic help from peers and tutors, and participate in enrichment and motivational activities that make college and career success attainable. As students’ progress in AVID, their student agency improves, and they become academically successful students, leaders and role models for other students.

What is in the AVID Curriculum?

The AVID curriculum, based on rigorous standards, is developed by middle and senior high school teachers in collaboration with college professors. It is driven by the WICOR methodology (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading). WICOR instructional strategies engage students and scaffold instruction to make challenging content accessible. AVID curriculum is used in AVID Elective and content-area classes at AVID schools.