Saint Paul Public Schools AVID
Thirty AVID students from Battle Creek Middle School recently visited Minnesota State University - Mankato. The highlights of the day were touring the athletic facilities, checking out the college classes and eating lunch in their dining hall. It was the first college visit for many of the AVID students. In less than five years, many of these students will be sitting in those same college classes.
Application is Open for the Dell Scholars Program Class of 2018!
The application to become a Dell Scholar opened on November 1, 2017 at midnight. Make sure your application is submitted by the closing date of January 15, 2018.
- Grit by overcoming personal challenges in your life related to your family, school or community
- Potential by participating in college readiness programs and seeking out academic rigor
- Ambition by dreaming of obtaining a college degree
We’ll work with you to ensure you have the tools you need to complete college with a degree in hand.
Become a Dell Scholar, and we’ll help make sure you also become a college graduate.
Did You Know....
All students in AVID classes are using WICOR strategies to support their learning! Ask an AVID student what WICOR is all about!
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a proven, in-school elective college readiness class that prepares students in grades 6-12 for college and career readiness. Students interested in AVID must apply, be interviewed and accepted into the class.
AVID provides students with a comprehensive curriculum grounded in writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading. In addition, AVID students participate in collaborative group tutoring, college campus visits, and career exploration opportunities. Students enrolled in AVID demonstrate higher school attendance rates, increased enrollment in rigorous coursework, higher high school graduation rates, and acceptance to and enrollment in post-secondary opportunities.
Schools Offering the AVID Elective