Welcome to AVID!

  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a global nonprofit organization that operates with one guiding principle: Hold students accountable to the highest standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge. AVID’s kindergarten through higher education system brings research-based curriculum and strategies to students each day that develop critical thinking, literacy, and math skills across all content areas.

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AVID Impact

  • The AVID College Readiness System (ACRS) is backed by a strong, extensive research base. Our trainings are grounded in innovative research and best-practices which provide opportunities for educators to grow, learn, and apply those strategies and methodologies in schools throughout the country.

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Contact Our Teachers

  • AVID Coordinator - Kym Armontrout

    kyarmontrout@cpsk12.org

    (573) 214-3210  ex.47601

  • 8th Grade AVID Teacher - Laura Fuchs

    lfuchs@cpsk12.org

    (573) 214-3210  ex.47142

  • 7th Grade AVID Teacher - Jen Szydlowski

    jszydlowski@cpsk12.org

    (573) 214-3210  ex.47144