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What is AVID?

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AVID student at graduation
AVID is a four year course designed to prepare students for success at a four-year college. AVID focuses on writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading skills of our students. The typical AVID student is motivated to succeed, but may need some extra support to discover their full potential. AVID students are usually in the academic middle with GPAs somewhere between 2.0 and 3.5. Many of our students will be first generation college students and need help to learn the expectations of college. While we typically look for students that fit these descriptions, Carlmont tries to make room for any student that could benefit from the support of the AVID community at our school.
Carlmont AVID: A Documentary, by ScotCenter News

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AVID Student Application

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AVID Student Application

All students interested in joining AVID must complete the following online application.

Please contact Andy Ramroth or Addison Gaitan, AVID department chairs, with any questions.

    AVID Student Application for Incoming Freshmen
    AVID Application for current Carlmont students grade 9-11
AVID Video

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AVID Department Members

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AVID Department Members

Questions regarding AVID should be directed to the AVID Coordinator, Ms. Cindy Shusterman.
(Click on Name for Email)
Dial (650) 595-0210
and the extension below:
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Gaitan, Addison AVID Co-Coordinator 39693
Ramroth, Andrew AVID Co-Coordinator 39602
Torres, Theresa AVID Counselor 30090
De Paoli, Tammy College Center Counselor 30090
Donnelly, James AVID 12 39711
Madson, Kylie AVID 12 39653
Seliger, Roxanne AVID 11 39601
Aidi, Rick AVID 10 39645
Callan, Travis AVID 10 39624
Gaitan, Addison AVID 9 39693
Ramroth, Andrew AVID 9 39602
AVID 8th grade Recruitment Informational Video

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8th grade AVID Recruitment Presentation

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