Advancement Via Individual Determination
What is AVID?
The AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program is designed to prepare students with the skills needed to be successful in advancing academically at a four-year college or university. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing students for college. To learn more about AVID, visit https://www.avid.org
Southeast High School AVID program is a four-year program designated for students who are highly motivated and possess the ability to succeed in high school and college. During this elective course, students are taught study skills, note taking, time management, writing and research skills. The goal of the program is to prepare and immerse students in a college-going culture. To do this, students participate in college and university field-trips, speak with career representatives, establish relationships with site team mentors for guidance and are given resources and assistance with applying for scholarships and colleges.
What does an AVID Student look like?
- Maintain Academic Excellence in College Prep Courses
- Exhibits Individual Determination and Responsibility
- Participates in School or Community Activities
- Plans to Attend College and Pursue a Career
How do I enroll?
Positions for the AVID Program are competitive. If you are interested in joining this program, complete a Southeast High School AVID Application. Applications are due for the 2023-2024 school year by March 25 for current students. Applications are due for incoming Freshman April 1st.
AVID Application Link 2023-2024
Incoming freshman can submit the application by mail or email completed forms to Ms. Mays (AVID Coordinator) or Dr. Buchanon (AVID Counselor).
Completed applications for current students enrolled in grades 9-11 can be turned in to your guidance counselor or emailed to Ms. Mays (AVID Coordinator) or Dr. Buchanon (AVID Counselor).
AVID Staff Directory
941-741-3366 Ext. 36026
941-741-3366 Ext. 36064
11& 12 Teacher
941-741-3366 Ext. 36134
AVID 9 & 10 Teacher
941-741-3366 Ext. 36037