ELECTIVE CREDIT ONLY
Open to: 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students, by recommendation of school staff
Length: 4 years - Year-long Class
Prerequisite: Middle School AVID and/or interview and application process
AVID Coordinator: Katie Allebach firstname.lastname@example.org
AVID is a nationally recognized program that supports students who have shown academic promise but need preparation for college. Students gain academic skills and are supported in their other courses by the teacher and special tutors. There is an expectation that students
AVID is an in-school academic 4 year support program that prepares students in the academic middle for college eligibility and success. AVID‘s target population are students who are capable of completing rigorous curriculum but are falling
in the AVID elective class. For one period a day, they learn organizational and study skills, work on critical thinking and asking probing questions, get academic help from peers and college tutors, and participate in enrichment and motivational activities that make college seem attainable.
AVID student profile:
Average to high test scores
2.0 to 3.5 grade point average (GPA)
College potential with support
Capable of completing a rigorous curriculum
Has the motivation and desire to prepare for entrance into a 4 year college
Meets one or more of the following criteria:
• First in family to attend college
• Belongs to an ethnic group traditionally underrepresented in college
• Low income
• Faces special circumstances that may be obstacles to achievement
AVID students spent the day at Corcoran Park completing a series of challenges and team building activities set up by Project Success.
AVID Seniors and Juniors mentor AVID Freshmen in scribing their dreams and inspirational quotes on the sidewalk outside of door 15.
South High AVID Application
AVID Family Night
Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 during Open House in Room 131
AVID End of the Year CELEBRATION!
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Media Center
AVID Project Success Retreat September 29th, 2016
National College Fair at Minneapolis Convention Center October 4th, 2016
Macalester College November 9th
University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Scavenger Hunt(11th &12th only) November 18th
eMentors at C.H. Robinson Minneapolis (11th only) December 13th, 2016
Gustavus Adophus College in St.Peter on April 18th, 2017
University of Wisconsin - Stout Spring 2017
St.Catherine's University Spring 2017
University of Minnesota Twin Cities Spring 2017
Augsburg College Spring 2017
EdSurge’s Charley Locke examines the edtech tools that help students and families navigate the quagmire of scholarships, financial aid forms, and loan options."How You Can Plan to Pay for College"
Google Presentation: Critical Reading PD-Costa's Levels of Questioning
Critical Reading Email: Summarizing--an annotating strategy
Google Presentation: Critical Reading PD -Marking the Text & Annotating
Cornell Note Taking Presentation
Cornell Note Form Generator
Name Tent/ Feedback Form
CollegeCrewMpls.org provides a safe space for new Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) graduates to share their college journeys with current MPS students and offer advice, resources and encouragement.
The AVID National Website
3131 19th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55407
Telephone: 612.668.4300 | Fax: 612.668.4310