Welcome to Freeport School District AVID
  • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a structured, college preparatory system dedicated to helping prepare students for success in the areas of Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading (WICOR). The system helps students develop the skills and mindset necessary for success in college, professional training, and the workplace. Here in FSD, over 800 students in grades K-6 and over 200 students in grades 7-12 are part of AVID. In grades K-5, AVID strategies are embedded in the core curriculum and taught throughout the day. In grades 6-12, AVID is offered as an elective class and AVID strategies are taught schoolwide. 


    What does AVID look like in Freeport?


    • The AVID elective is available to students starting in 6th grade and continued through Senior year.

      • The AVID elective uses a rigorous national college preparatory curriculum

      • Serves approximately 10-15% of our secondary students.

      • Uses a contract system with commitments from students, parents, and AVID staff members

      • Decisions on student selection, support, and retention are made by the AVID Site Team

      • Application deadline for second semester is October 31st, 2021.

      • Application deadline for Fall of 2022 is March 31st, 2022.