AVID - Decades of college dreams

AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to prepare

students with the necessary resources for college and a career. In our program, teachers provide intensive support through tutorials and strong student/teacher bonds.  Here at Wilson High School, the AVID system is implemented across all content area in what we call school wide AVID. 

What is AVID?

AVID

Application

Apply Here 

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AVID has been on our campus since 1995. We have worked hard to help our students fulfill their college dreams. Learn more here!

AVID

HISTORY

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The goal is to send our students to visit college campuses across the city & state. The data shows that students are most likely to attend schools they visit!

FIELD

TRIPS

Our AVID students work hard to pursue their college dreams. Learn more about our students here.

OUR

STUDENTS

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AVID has a tradition of giving back to the community. Learn more about our community service projects and drives here.

COMMUNITY

SERVICE

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AVID is a schoolwide system that works because AVID WICOR startegies are used schoolwide. Learn more about these schoolwide strategies!

SCHOOLWIDE

INSTRUCTION

Our alumni have graduated from the best colleges in the country & are workng as professionals in our communities. Find out more about their stories!

OUR

ALUMNI

AVID NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION SITE

Wilson is the first and only AVID National Demonstration High School in Los Angeles Unified School District. Out of 7,000+ AVID sites in the world, there are only 203 that are honored as National Demonstration schools. We are proud to be a model AVID school! 

 

*Data is reflective of the 2017–18 school year.

AVID's mission

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

"I've always enjoyed helping others. AVID has given me an opportunity to make that happen"

- William A. | Class of 2020 -

the avid TEAM

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9th Grade AVID Elective Teacher & English Teacher

MS. GUZMAN

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11th Grade AVID Elective Teacher

& Social Science Teacher

MS. ANDRADE

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10th Grade AVID Elective Teacher

& Social Science Teacher

MR. JOHNSON

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AVID Senior Seminar Teacher

&  Mathematics Teacher

MR. SHEU

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AVID Coordinator

MS. DORADO

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Contact Us

Would you like to contribute to the site?  Email any ideas to:

michael.sheu@lausd.net

 

Photography provided by:

Michael Sheu

4500 Multnomah Street

Los Angeles, CA 90032

Tel: 323-276-1600

Mission Statement

The mission of Wilson High School and El Sereno Middle School is to empower all students with the skills and knowledge to become compassionate, inquisitive, principled young people who create a more peaceful world through global awareness, critical thinking, and a commitment to action and service.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to create an academically rigorous school of international merit where all stakeholders function as a cohesive and collaborative learning community to ensure that all students succeed as knowledgeable, ethical and caring citizens of the world.

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