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Potential AVID Students

 
Welcome to AVID! AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing ALL students for college readiness and success in a global society. In AVID we focus on writing to learn, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading to learn (WICOR). The skills AVID students learn are beneficial in school as well as in college, career, and life! Our students are highly motivated to succeed and improve themselves and their work.

The following information and resources are helpful to potential AVID students and parents. 
 
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Below is a sample of potential coursework a student may take and is not intended to be a prescribed course of study.  Course selections should be tailored to support and balance the student’s individual interests and post-secondary goals.   Grades, standardized test scores, teacher recommendations, and guidance counseling are essential tools not only in determining proper placement but also in promoting a healthy balance among all facets of student life. Italicized courses denote possible special program electives or career pathway options.


 

Community College

Career Technical Education (CTE)

California State University

Private Schools

Out-of-State Public Schools

University of California

Competitive Private Schools

U.S. Military Academy

9th

Grade

  1. Literature/Composition 1
  2. Algebra 1A,  Algebra 1B OR Algebra 1
  3. Biology
  4. Health/Skills for Success
  5. PE Requirement or Athletics
  6. Career Pathway/Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, World Language, ROP)
  1. Literature/Composition 1 OR 1(H)
  2. Algebra 1 or Geometry
  3. Biology or Biology (H)
  4. Health/Skills for Success
  5. PE Requirement or Athletics
  6. World Language (1st or 2nd Year)
  7. Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, GITA, ROP)
  1. Literature/Composition 1 (H)
  2. Geometry or Algebra 2
  3. Biology (H)
  4. Health/Skills for Success
  5. PE Requirement or Athletics
  6. World Language (1st or 2nd Year)
  7. Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, GITA, ROP)
 

10th

Grade

  1. Literature/Composition 2
  2. World History
  3. Algebra 1B,  Algebra 1 OR Geometry
  4. Chemistry
  5. PE Requirement or Athletics
  6. Career Pathway/Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, Computer Science, World Language, ROP)
  1. Literature/Composition 2 OR 2(H)
  2. World History or AP European History
  3. Geometry or Algebra 2
  4. Chemistry (H) or Chemistry
  5. PE Requirement or Athletics
  6. World Language (2nd or 3rd Year)
  7. Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, GITA, ROP)
  1. Literature/Composition 2 (H)
  2. AP European History
  3. Algebra 2, FST OR Pre-Calculus (H)
  4. Chemistry (H)
  5. PE Requirement or Athletics
  6. World Language (2nd or 3rd Year)
  7. Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, GITA, ROP)
 

11th

Grade

  1. Literature/Composition 3
  2. US History
  3. Geometry or Algebra 2
  4. Physics
  5. Athletics or Career Pathway/Special Program Elective
  6. Career Pathway/Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, Computer Science, World Language, ROP)
    1. Literature/Composition 3 OR AP Language & Composition
    2. US History or AP US History
    3. Algebra 2, FST OR Pre-Calculus (H)
    4. Physics  OR AP Physics 1
    5. World Language (3rd Year or AP level)
  • Athletics, UC Fine Arts, or Career Pathway/Special Program Elective
  • Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, GITA, ROP)
  1. AP Language & Composition
  2. AP US History
  3. FST, Pre-Calculus (H), AP Calculus AB OR AP Statistics
  4. AP Biology, AP Chemistry OR AP Physics 1
  5. World Language (3rd Year or AP level)
  6. Athletics,  UC Fine Arts, or Career Pathway/Special Program Elective
  7. Career Pathway/Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, GITA, ROP)
 

12th Grade

  1. Literature/Composition 4 (ERWC - Expository Reading & Writing Course)
  2. US Government / Economics
  3. Additional Science Class or Elective
  4. Advanced Career Pathway Elective
  5. Athletics or Career Pathway/Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, Computer Science, World Language, ROP)
  1. Literature/Composition 4 (ERWC - Expository Reading & Writing Course)
  2. US Government / Economics
  3. FST, Pre-Calculus(H) OR AP level mathematics (Calculus AB, Calculus BC, or Statistics)
  4. AP level science (Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics 1, Physics 2, or Physics C)
  5. Athletics, UC Fine Arts, or Career Pathway/Special Program Elective
  6. Career Pathway/Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, GITA, ROP)
  1. AP Literature & Composition
  2. AP level mathematics (Calculus AB, Calculus BC OR Statistics)
  3. AP Government – U.S. & Comparative OR AP Economics – Micro & Macro
  4. AP level science (Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics 1, Physics 2, or Physics C)
  5. AP level World Language
  6. Career Pathway/Special Program Elective (e.g. BITA, GITA, ROP)