Gustine Middle School AVID

A program designed to groom students "in the middle" for success in college. This college preparatory course prepares students for admission to four-year universities and college.

  • To provide academic instruction and other support to students and to prepare them for eligibility to four-year colleges and universities.
  • To give students college level entry skills.
  • To increase the "coping skills" of program participants.
  • To motivate students to seek a college education.
  • To increase the participants levels of career awareness.

AVID Activities

  • Learning with college tutors
  • Writing for all classes
  • Developing success strategies
  • Applying for college
  • Preparing for a professional career
  • Visiting college campuses
  • Interacting with guest speakers
  • Participating in extracurricular and community activities

Students who have the potential and desire to attend a four-year college and…
…have an appropriate classroom behavior
…have between a 2.0 and 3.0 grade point average
…have a good attendance record
…have good work habits
…are willing to commit themselves to a minimum of two hours of homework each night
…are willing to commit to enrollment in a rigorous college preparatory sequence of courses.