•    AVID                       SJSUD


    For information about AVID visit www.avid.org


    The AVID Student Profile:

    Students with Academic Potential

    • Desire and Determination
    • Average to High Test Scores
    • College Potential with Support
    • 0-3.5+ GPA


    Who May Participate?

    Students who have the potential and desire to attend a four-year college and…

    • have appropriate classroom behavior
    • have between a 2.0 and 3.5+ grade point average
    • have a good attendance record
    • have good work habits
    • are willing to commit to enrollment in a rigorous college preparatory sequence of courses.


    AVID Students:

    • succeed in the most rigorous courses available
    • become a part of school and community activities
    • become educated and responsible participants and leaders in society
    • 100% of our AVID graduates complete college entrance requirements compared to 37% of CA students overall.
    • 100% of our AVID graduates earn acceptance to a 4-year university upon high school graduation.


    Activities and events for AVID students:

    • SAT/ACT Prep
    • College / Career Exploration & Field Trips
    • Financial Aid Workshops
    • Class Assistance: Since we expect AVID students to take rigorous classes, we provide the following:
    • Tutors during class and after school


    Steps to Becoming an AVID Student:

    Step 1:

    Keep your grades up – AVID students usually have a 3.1 GPA or above. Citizenship grades count, too!

    Step 2:

    Fill out the AVID application online. The deadline for the application is Feb. 12, 2021.

    Online Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczKjnZ19ZvKuosoRbuXNxKLNFbW1okHEo1hRDYR7RdJ5d8Bg/viewform


    Step 3:

    You’ll be notified by the high school you will be attending in March-April.


    AVID High School Contacts:

    Please contact the AVID coordinator at the high school you will be attending if you have any questions.


    Bella Vista                   Zara Budenbender                 Zara.Budenbender@sanjuan.edu

    Casa Roble                  Andrea Hern                           Andrea.Hern@sanjuan.edu

    Del Campo                  Emily Timmons                       Emily.Timmons@sanjuan.edu

    El Camino                    Amy Heno                              Amy.Heno@sanjuan.edu

    Encina                         Erica Oswald                           Erica.Oswald@sanjuan.edu

    Mesa Verde                  Leslie Peoples                         LPeoples@sanjuan.edu

    Rio Americano             Leigh Sumers                          Leigh.Sumers@sanjuan.edu

    San Juan                      Esti Sanchez                                Estibaliz.Sanchez@sanjuan

  • Erica Kelt

    AVID I


    Leigh Sumers



    Megan McGlamery



    Jolynn Mason

    Senior Seminar

Last Modified on February 1, 2021