• John Warner Middle School AVID

    AVID Mission Statement

    AVID's mission is to close the opportunity gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.


    Advancement Via Individual Determination

    AVID is:

    • an in-school academic support system for grades 7-12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success
    • an elective class that meets during the regular school day
    • for all students, but it targets those in the academic middle
    • implemented both school-wide and district-wide


    Who is an AVID student?

    Students in the academic middle, capable of completing a college preparatory path with support. Sometimes these students have yet to realize their full academic potential. During the identification process, a number of criteria are considered, including:

    • Grades
    • Standardized Test Scores
    • Citizenship
    • Attendance
    • Desire and Determination

    If selected for the AVID elective class, what are the student responsibilities?

    • Take the AVID Elective class each year
    • Maintain a satisfactory citizenship and attendance in all classes
    • Maintain the AVID Binder contents including, but not limited to, assignment sheets/agenda, Focus Notes
    • Complete all classwork and homework assignments and commit to a structured homework routine each night
    • Maintain a grade of 80% ( 2.5 GPA) or higher in all classes
  • AVID Site Coordinator

    Dr. Victoria Pine

    If you have any questions about AVID at John Warner MS,

    please contact me:

    vpine@cpsk12.org  /  573-214-3890, ext 22407