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What AVID is...

  • an acronym = Advancement Via Individual Determination.
  • an in-school academic support program for grades 5-12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success.
  • places academically average students in advanced classes.
  • levels the playing field for minority, rural, low-income and other students without a college-going tradition in their families.
  • for all students, but it targets those in the academic middle.
  • implemented schoolwide and districtwide.

The AVID Student

AVID targets students in the academic middle -- 2.0-3.5 GPA and Basic and above CST scores -- who have the desire to go to college and the willingness to work hard. These are students who are capable ...more

What AVID isn't...

  • AVID isn't a remedial program.
  • AVID isn't a niche program.
  • AVID isn't a college outreach program.

Apply for AVID!


Applications for 2017-18 AVID are now available! 2016-17 6th and 7th grade students are encouraged to apply for next school year.

  • Students may apply at the following link: Student Application (S.SFUSD.EDU login required). 
  • Parent/Guardians may complete their section at the following link: Parent/Guardian Application.
  • Hard copies are also available from Mr. Jang in the Counseling Office or can be downloaded and printed here: AVID Application.


Jang, Joaquin
7th Grade Counselor

Site Team

Adcock, Tanaya
Lie, Raymond

AVID Weekly Link

Please see Ms. Adcock in Room 212 for the access code.

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