Thank you for contacting Austin ISD.  Our top priority during this time is the health and wellbeing of our students and staff. We are committed to providing the support, tools and ongoing communication that you need to be successful. District departments are working collaboratively to ensure that all questions during this time are answered.

Austin ISD COVID-19 Updates

We care about the health of our students, staff and families and we want to keep everyone updated on what we’re doing as a district to combat COVID-19. The pages at the links below will be kept up to date with the latest information regarding COVID-19’s effect on Austin ISD.

https://www.austinisd.org/covid19
https://www.austinisd.org/covid19/faq



Gracias por comunicarse con el Austin ISD.  Nuestra mayor prioridad durante este tiempo es la salud y el bienestar de nuestros estudiantes y del personal. Estamos comprometidos a proporcionar el apoyo, las herramientas y la comunicación continua necesaria para tengan éxito. Los departamentos del distrito están trabajando en colaboración para asegurar que se contesten todas las preguntas durante este tiempo.

Actualizaciones de la COVID-19 del Austin ISD
Nos preocupamos por la salud de nuestros estudiantes, el personal y las familias y queremos mantenerlos actualizados sobre lo que estamos haciendo como distrito para combatir la COVID-19. Los enlaces de las páginas web a continuación los mantendrán al día con la información más reciente sobre el efecto de la COVID-19 en el Austin ISD.

https://www.austinisd.org/covid19
https://www.austinisd.org/covid19/faq


Our Mission

AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, and our mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

AVID Secondary

The AVID elective class targets students in the academic middle, who have the desire to go to college and are capable of completing rigorous curriculum using the will to work hard. In the AVID elective, students are routinely required to enroll in their school's toughest courses, such as honors or advanced placement classes.

Activities in AVID Secondary

  • Learning with college tutors
  • Enrolling in Pre-AP/AP coursework
  • Visiting college campuses
  • Continuously planning and preparing for college admissions
  • Writing for all classes
  • Preparing for a professional career
  • Interacting with guest speakers
  • Developing leadership skills
  • Developing success strategies and study skills for lifelong learning

AVID Elementary

Based on the same learning foundation that underlies AVID secondary, AVID elementary focuses on grades three through six and is designed to be embedded into the daily instruction of elementary classrooms across entire grade levels to maintain schoolwide structures.

Key Components of AVID Elementary

Student Success Skills: Habits, behaviors, strategies that students learn, strengthen, and maintain throughout their academic careers.
Learning to: Write, Inquire, Collaborate, Organize, Read
Partnerships for life-long success: Building community in the classroom and grade level

Empowering students in an AVID elementary classroom:

  • Student confidence and self-pride
  • Student awareness of strengths and areas for growth
  • Culture of high expectations
  • Set, monitor, and celebrate individual, group, and classroom goal

Additional information can be found here: https://www.austinisd.org/avid
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