advancement via individual determination

Our nation’s schools are full of students who possess a desire to go to college and the willingness to work hard, but many of them do not truly have the opportunity to be college-ready. These are often the students who will be the first in their families to attend college and are from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education. AVID Secondary equips teachers and schools with what they need to help these students succeed on a path to college and career success.


To address this need, AVID has developed the AVID Elective course. For one period a day, students receive the additional academic, social, and emotional support that will help them succeed in their school’s most rigorous courses. The power of AVID Secondary is the ability to impact students in the AVID Elective class and all students throughout the campus. AVID Secondary can have an effect on the entire school by providing classroom activities, teaching practices, and academic behaviors that can be incorporated into any classroom to improve engagement and success for all students. Teachers can take what they've learned at AVID training back to any classroom to help all students, not just those in AVID, to become more college- and career-ready.

Sandburg AVID wants YOU!

Does your 6th or 7th grade student have dreams of college in their future? Do they work hard in school but need support to push them to the next level? If so, the Sandburg AVID program might be for them! If they want to learn more, there is a Q & A meeting for students at 10:30 am on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 via Zoom.  Here they can meet some of our current AVID students and ask them about the program and how it can benefit them.

Email jvagnozzi@glendora.k12.ca.us for more info!