AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)

  • AVID Staff  2022-2023
    VP  Brett Tujague
    AVID 4:  Leslie Peoples
    AVID 3:  Irina Zaremba
    AVID 2:  Luke Whatley
    AVID 1:  Christina Gerry


    The Mission of AVID

    • To ensure that all students, especially students in the middle with academic potential, capable of completing a college preparatory path:
    • will succeed  in the most rigorous curriculum
    • will enter mainstream activities of the school,
    • will increase their enrollment in four-year colleges, and
    • will become educated and responsible participants and leaders in a democratic society.

    AVID Facts

    • AVID serves over 30,000 students worldwide
    • Over 93% of AVID’s graduates enroll in college
    • AVID graduates persist in college at an 89% rate
    • Over 60% of the AVID graduates enroll in four-year colleges.

    Students with Academic Potential

    • Average to High Test Scores
    • College Potential with Support
    • 2.0-3.5 GPA
    • Desire and Determination

    Meets One or More of the Following Criteria

    • First to Attend College
    • Historically Underserved in 4-year Colleges
    • Low Income
    • Special Circumstances

    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 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.

    Program Personnel

    • Program Coordinator/AVID Teacher: Leslie Peoples
    • Vice Principal AVID Oversight: Brett Tujague
    • Counselor for AVID Program Students: Jennifer Howard
    • AVID Teacher: Nicole Guccini
    • AVID Teacher: Brad Ward
    • AVID Teacher: Luke Whatley

    Links to AVID Related Information Web Sites



    AVID Informational Flyer

Last Modified on January 25, 2023