Our Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) Program began over fifteen years ago and has recently expanded to a school-wide practice. Our AVID program supports the DUSD a – g initiative, ensuring all students graduate from DUSD schools having earned the eligibility requirements to apply to the University of California and California State University.

Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading (WICOR) strategies like Focused Notes, Depth of Knowledge, Socratic Seminars, and Philosophical Chairs are employed in our AVID classes, and students receive instruction and small-group tutoring in the areas of goal-setting, self-monitoring, skill development, organization, homework assistance, and grade checks.

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