A structured, college prep system working directly with schools and districts. A direct support structure for first-generation college goers, grades 7-12. A school wide approach to curriculum and rigor adopted by more than 3,500 schools in 45 states and 15 countries. A professional development program providing training throughout the U.S. AVID is……….
AVID targets … Students with academic potential Average to high test scores 2.0 – 3.5 GPA College potential with support Desire and determination Students who meet one of more of the following criteria First to attend college in family Historically underserved in four-year colleges Low income Special circumstances
Implemented in Fall of 2007 with 21 Eighth graders and 20 Ninth graders, the program now includes: We have grown! AVID in Franklin Township Schools 7 th Grade8 th Grade9 th Grade10 th Grade11 th Grade12 th Grade 505141281913
Collected Data of our FT AVID students shows… An improvement in attendance at school An increase in state test scores An increase in overall GPA And an increased enrollment in AP classes by AVID students!
“I get all my homework done because I am a lot more organized.” Julia “It boosts my grades.” Tyler “(AVID) helps me study with Cornell notes. It helps me do better on tests.” Michaela “It keeps us organized and college bound.” Milka “…gets me out of my comfort zone…” Abby How does AVID help?
What we like best about AVID… “I like that we get to help each other in groups and work with partners.” Gabby “…get to meet new people and learn about their jobs.” Kathryn “We’re a big family; we help each other out.” Michaela “…that we all communicate and mostly get along.” Milka
F*TEF and AVID in Partnership In the spring of 2010, the Board of Directors of the Franklin Township Education Foundation voted to provide financial support to ensure the future of the AVID program in Franklin Township Schools.
Budget for the AVID program at FTCSC… AVID Membership: 3 schools x $3,100 $9,300 2011 Summer Institute for 11 Site Team Members (Includes registration, travel, stipends) 23,650 Tutors: 16 x 2 hours/week x 32 weeks x $25/hour 25,600 Teacher Salaries: 1 Full-time teacher (FCHS) 4 part-time teachers (FTMS East and West) 80,000 $138,550 provides financial support for AVID 2011-2012
AVID STUDENT AVID SITE TEAM Teachers, Tutors, Counselors, Parents AVID SITE TEAM Teachers, Tutors, Counselors, Parents PROFESSIONAL GROWTH Summer Institute and Trainings PROFESSIONAL GROWTH Summer Institute and Trainings FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF COMMUNITY
Congratulations! to our first senior class of AVID students as they begin submitting their college applications. Acceptance letters have been received from University of Indianapolis, IUPUI, and Indiana State University.
Thank you for your time and attention, F*TEF and the AVID students and staff Your support can help dreams come true………..