The Highland Middle School AVID mission is to ensure that students who are in the middle:
    • will succeed in a more rigorous curriculum in order to prepare for college
    • will be involved in school activities
    • will set out on a path towards college
    • will become educated and responsible students

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is AVID?
    AVID is a structured, college preparatory system working directly with schools and districts. 
    Ourgoal is to implement AVID strategies  or "Best Practices" throughoutthe school.  The AVID Curriculum is based on WICR - Writing, Inquiry,Collaboration, and Reading.

    What does AVID stand for?
    AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.

    Is AVID for me?
    Take a look at the AVID Student Profile and decide if you think AVID is right for you.  If it is, apply today!

    How do I get into AVID?
    We encourage all interested students to apply for AVID, but not allstudents will meet the qualifications. The Highland Middle SchoolAVID classes will continue to grow each year, but have limited spaceavailable. Students must go through an application process, whichincludes an interest survey, application, interview, teacherrecommendation forms and data screening.