What is AVID, AVID Excel? 

New to AVID?  Watch this video about our Nationally Recognized AVID program...

AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college readiness system for elementary through higher education that is designed to increase school wide learning and performance. Our program is home to almost 200 students striving for excellence and pursuing the dream of college. They engage in collaborative activities and work to improve their academics in all core subjects. Students are selected and interviewed to be part of our program based on test scores, grades, character and most importantly DETERMINATION!


Congratulations CONDORS!!!!  
Validated National Demonstration School December 2018!


  • ALERT:  Spaces for AVID Grade 7 2020-21 school year currently full.
  • AVID College Fair & Alamitos Open House...Thursday April 16th @ 5:30 PM
  • NEW AVID/ AVID Excel Family meeting night on Wednesday June 5th 6 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Sign Up for our Alamitos Parent Leadership team 2020-21

MORE AVID Resources...

AVID & Excel Parent Student Contract

Supply List





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