AVID Expectations

  • Student Grades: AVID students are expected to maintain a grade of 75 of higher in all of their classes, especially in their core classes. Students are required and expected to attend teacher tutorials as often as possible to keep their grades above 75.

    AVID Tutorials: AVID students are required to come to the AVID class on Tutorial Days prepared with their Tutorial Form completed.

    Pencil Pouch: Students must keep a pencil pouch with the following supplies - 2 black or blue ink pens, 1 or more red ink pens, 2 or more pencils, 1 eraser, 1 or more highlighters.

    AVID Binder: Students are expected to carry one binder organized according to AVID guidelines. Students should carry their binder every day and in every class. This is non-negotiable.

    Cornell Notes/Focused Note taking: Mainly used during a class lecture, a class Google Slides, a class reading, or a movie containing information for which the student must be responsible. To receive full credit, students must have the notes completed in the correct format. A rubric is provided.

    Homework: AVID students have homework every day. The homework consists of completing Cornell Notes/Focused Notes taking daily in AVID and in their core classes. In addition, days prior to tutorials, students must complete the tutorial form (TRF) showing their critical thinking.