• Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

    AVID is a college preparatory program designed to enhance and expand the student population eligible for admission to the University of California and the California State University system.

    AVID Objectives:

    • To provide students with academic instruction and other support in preparation for eligibility to enter a four year college or university.
    • To improve students' study and organizational skills.
    • To guide students in completing the "A-G" University of California requirements.
    • To motivate AVID students to seek a college education.
    • To increase students' level of career awareness.


    • Learning with college tutors
    • Writing for all classes
    • Developing success strategies
    • College application counseling
    • Preparing for a professional career
    • Visiting college campuses
    • Interacting with guest speakers
    • Financial aid and scholarship counseling

    Who May Participate?

    Students who have the potential and desire to attend a four-year college and....

    • have appropriate classroom behavior.
    • have between a 2.0 and 3.5 GPA have a good attendance record.
    • have good work habits.
    • are willing to commit themselves to do homework each night as assigned by their teachers.
    • are willing to commit to enrollment in a rigorous college preparatory sequence of classes.  

    Online Resources:

    AVID Contacts for School Sites:

    A.B. Miller High School Julie Orrison-Myrehn (909) 357-5800
    Fontana High School Dawn Costa (909) 357-5500
    Jurupa Hills High School Kelly Navas (909) 357-6300
    Kaiser High School Dave Ungerer (909) 357-5900
    Summit High School Steve Jennings (909) 357-5950
    Alder Middle School Debbie Christopher & Julie Rosenthal (909) 357-5330
    Almeria Middle School Lisa Alexander (909) 357-5350
    Fontana Middle School Jason Duguay & Pam Sullivan (909) 357-5370
    Ruble Middle School Andrea Annesser (909) 357-5530
    Sequoia Middle School Christine Clark & Lisa Hayes (909) 357-5400
    Southridge Middle School Cindy Gray (909) 357-5420
    Truman Middle School Patricia Rynearson (909) 357-5190