Department of AVID at Highland Park Senior High School

  • WELCOME to AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) at Highland Park Senior High School.

    What is Avid...

    • AVID is an acronym that stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.
    • AVID is an in-school academic support program for grades 4-12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success.
    • AVID places academically average students in advanced classes.
    • AVID levels the playing field for minority, rural, low-income and other students without a college-going tradition in their families.
    • AVID is for all students, but it targets those in the academic middle.
    • AVID is implemented schoolwide and districtwide.

    What AVID isn't...

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

    Please click on the following links for course offerings, helpful resources and a directory of department faculty.




  • Current Activiites: ACT Prep and Service Learning prep

    ACT- April 28

    SL-April 29


  • Current Assignment: Project Presentations

    Due Date: May 4,6