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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

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