Roosevelt Middle School

AVID Central

What is AVID?

AVID is a program that increases school wide performance and learning.

AVID Student Profile

  • Average to high test scores
  • GPA 2.0 to 3.5 
  • Motivation and Determination
  • College Potential with support
  • No major behavior or attendance problems

AVID Program Essentials

  • Student  are interviewed, sign a contract to participate in the AVID program
  • Teachers are trained in AVID methodologies and choose to participate in the AVID program
  • AVID students must be enrolled in rigorous courses of study that will prepare them to attend a four year university
  • Organizational Skills are taught to promote academic self- management
  • Strong, relevant writing and reading curriculum
  • Promotes collaboration and critical thinking
  • Student/trained college tutors ratio 7:1 
  • AVID tutors facilitate tutorials and lead academic discussions
  • Data is collected to analysis success of the program
  • District provides resources to implement the AVID program
  • AVID Site Team collaborates on student success, curriculum and activities

AVID Activities

  • Students collaborate and learn from each other in tutorial groups
  • Visit local colleges/universities
  • Community service
  • Career and College reports

Contact information:

Wendy Watts, AVID Coordinator

wendywatts@vistausd.org

 

Tina Donisi, AVID Coordinator

immacolatadonisi@vistausd.org

AVID Recruitment

AVID Recruitment is currently taking place the week of May 4th and May 11th.

7th Grade

AVID Zero period

AVID in the 7th Grade will take before school.

8th Grade

Students in 8th Grade AVID, took the Explore (ACT) test.  This test is the middle school version of the college ACT test,  These test scores are back and students will review their test results.