What is AVID?


Hook Jr. High SCHOOL AVID

Students Becoming Competitive College Candidates


Who is an AVID Student?

AVID students are students in the academic middle, capable of completing a college preparatory path with support. These students often are not realizing their full potential academically. In the identification process a number of criteria are considered, including:

   • State Test Scores

   • Grades

   • Citizenship

   • Attendance

   • Desire and Determination

   • First in Family to Attend College

   • Historically Underrepresented in 4-year Colleges

   • Economically Disadvantaged

   • Other Special Circumstances

Once Selected for AVID, What are the Student Requirements?

   • AVID students must:

   • attend an AVID elective class

   • maintain satisfactory citizenship and attendance in all classes

   • maintain the AVID binder with assignment/grade record sheets and daily notes in all classes

   • complete all homework assignments and commit to studying every night

What AVID Is:

   • an acronym that stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination

   • an in-school academic support program

   • for all students, but it targets those in the academic middle

What AVID Is Not:

   • a remedial program

   • a free ride

   • a homework / study hall program





AVID Elective Teachers:

7th AVID Elective -Mrs. Moeller

8th AVID Elective - Mrs.Andrews

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AVID Content Teachers:

7th Grade: Mr. Chiarez, Mrs.Moeller, Mrs. Kapelos

8th Grade:  Mrs. Andrews,  Mrs. Leet, Mr. Kamiyama, Mrs. Marler, Ms. Rodriguez

‚ÄčAVID Administrator:                      AVID Coordinator:

Mr.Cerna - Principal Mrs. Andrews

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