Swansboro High School AVID Program
What is AVID?
AVID (Achievement Via Individual Determination) is a college readiness system designed to increase the number of students who enroll and perisit in four-year colleges and universities. AVID's proven learning support structure incorporates teaching and learning methodologies in the critical area of Writing, Inquiry, Collaboraton Organization and Reading (WICOR).
Swansboro High School currently offers the AVID elective class for grades 9 and 10.
How Do I Apply for AVID?
We currently have seven openings for upcoming 10th grade students. To apply, complete the form linked to the AVID flyer. Applications are due not later than June 5, 2020.
Swansboro High School Elective
At the secondary level, AVID students are enrolled in the AVID elective and receive support to be successful in their school's most rigorous classes, such as honors courses and Advanced Placement. In the AVID elective, students learn organizational skills, work on critical thinking and how to ask probing questions, get academic assitance from peers and AVID tutors, and participate in enrichment and motivational activites.
The Goal of AVID is to ensure that ALL students...
- Will succeed in rigorous curriculum
- Will enter mainstream activities of the school
- Will increase their enrollment in four-year colleges
- Will become educated and responsible participants and leaders