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AVID is a San Marcos District Success Story!
Advancement Via Individual Determination
Mission Hills High School
The goal of the AVID program is to provide academic instruction and other support to students and to prepare them for eligibility for four-year colleges and universities.
Mission Hills High School AVID Facts:
98% of last year’s Mission Hills High School AVID seniors were accepted to one or more universities of their choice.
AVID seniors were awarded over $655,000 in grants and scholarships for their first year of college.
AVID not only helps students prepare for college, but helps students to stand out on a college application.
Additionally, AVID students nationwide fit into ONE or more of these criteria:
First person in family to go to a four-year university, or…
Member of an underserved group at universities, or…
Low socio-economic status, or…
The AVID “Profile” Students should have the potential and the desire to attend a four-year college.
They must have appropriate classroom behavior.
Generally their G.P.A. is between 2.5 and 4.0.
They have regular attendance.
They have good work habits.
They have average test scores.*
They are willing to commit themselves to two hours of homework each night.
They are willing to enroll in a rigorous college preparatory sequence of courses and must attend summer school.
* AVID includes English Learners