AVID School Wide
ACADEMIC RIGOR An engaging academic program emphasizes high-level critical thinking embedded in all core and elective subjects, with rich opportunities for college in the schools and postsecondary options. Our students are confident, engaged learners, who emerge prepared for college and careers. It is AGAPE’s Philosophy and commitment that ALL students have open and equal access to rigorous courses.
COURSEWORK AGAPE Students enroll in English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, career and technical education, art and physical education; Many of our students qualify to take CIS and Career Pathways and other PSEO courses when available.
AVID ELECTIVE Major Concepts/Content: Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is an academic elective course that prepares students for college readiness and success, and it is scheduled during the regular school day as a year-long course. Each week, students receive instruction utilizing a rigorous college preparatory curriculum provided by AVID trained teacher, tutor-facilitated study groups, motivational activities and academic success skills. In AVID, students participate in activities that incorporate strategies focused on writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization and reading to support their academic growth. AVID applications are accepted for the AVID elective class at the start of the school year and at the beginning of 2nd semester.
AVID SCHOOL WIDE AVID strategies are utilized in all core and elective subjects. One of the main goals of AVID, beyond academic achievement of program students, is to create or enhance a college going culture at the school that supports high expectations and levels of achievement for ALL students.