AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) » AVID'S MISSION


AVID's Mission

AVID's Mission is to close the opportunity gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a college readiness program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in college. The AVID program at BP STEM Academy started in 2004 and currently serves students in grades 6-8. These students will transition to high school AVID either Baldwin Park High School or Sierra Vista High School.
The program is designed to increase overall academic performance, success in rigorous curriculum, and participation in activities at school.  AVID helps students become better educated, responsible citizens and leaders in society.
Why should my child apply for AVID?
* AVID students are organized
* AVID students take good notes
* AVID students learn strategies to succeed
* AVID students attend tutoring when needed
* AVID students learn how to write to be college ready
*AVID students learn how to read critically
* AVID students advocate for themselves
* AVID students become better public speakers
* AVID students learn to work in groups
* AVID students get better grades than the rest of the school
* AVID students go on college field trips