AVID Program

What is AVID?

AVID-Advancement Via Individual Determination:  an academic elective at BCHS that helps prepare students to complete college preparatory requirements (A-G Requirements) for college and university entrance.


For more information, please visit AVID's Classroom Page,

Classroom Pages/AVID



AVID Objectives

  • To provide academic instruction and support to students and prepare them for eligibility for 4-Year Colleges and universities.

  • To give students college level entry skills

  • To increase the “coping skills” of program participants

  • To motivate program students to seek a college education

  • To increase the participants’ levels of college and career awareness

AVID Activities

  • Writing for all classes
  • Developing success strategies
  • Preparing for a professional career
  • Interacting with guest speakers
  • Participating in extracurricular and community activities
  • Fundraising
  • Learning with college tutors
  • Visiting college campuses
  • Applying for colleges

For Further Information Contact:

Ms. Pham-Peck, Counselor
Bear Creek High School

Email:  rpeck@lodiusd.net

Who May Participate

Students who have the potential and desire to attend a four-year college and …

  • have appropriate classroom behavior
  • have between a 2.5 and 3.5-grade point average (GPA)
  • have a good attendance record
  • have good work habits
  • are willing to commit themselves to a minimum of two hours of homework each night
  • are willing to commit to enrollment in a rigorous college preparatory sequence of courses
  • have an average SAT-9/CAT 6 score between 50 and 70 percentile

AVID Resources

AVID Brochure-Print Version

More details and examples of what AVID does for students.