• AVID Contract

    HCS Early College High School

    Advancement Via Individual Determination


    AVID is a system that prepares students for four-year college eligibility.


    Student Goals:

    1. Academic success in high school and college classes with at least a 3.0 GPA.
    2. Successful completion of college placement requirements.
    3. Enrollment in a post-secondary program after high school graduation.


    Student Responsibilities:

    1. Maintain satisfactory citizenship and attendance in all classes.
    2. Maintain the AVID binder contents, including, but not limited to Cornell notes and agenda.
    3. Come to ALL classes prepared for class EVERYDAY.
    1. Participate in extracurricular activities, community service, and service learning.
    2. Prepare and take college entrance exams, such as ACCUPLACER, ACT, and SAT.
    3. Strive to always abide by the four ECHS School Wide Outcomes: Personal Responsibility, Social Responsibility, Critical Thinking, and Communication.
    4. Follow the ECHS, HCS, and HGTC
    5. Will ask for help when I do not know the answer or know where to go to find the answer.


    Student Agreement:

    I agree to accept enrollment into the AVID Elective class, which will offer academic support to me.  I want to succeed, and I understand that I must take individual responsibility for my own success. I also understand that studies show I will be most likely to demonstrate academic improvement if I dedicate myself to the AVID program and implement the AVID strategies in my high school and college classes.



    Parent Support Agreement:

    1. Partner with the AVID Elective teacher through regular communication and attendance at parent
    2. Check for an organized binder with agenda and Cornell
    3. Monitor my child's academic process to ensure that he/she is on track for successful completion of college eligibility requirements; I will do this by checking PowerSchool and monitoring college coursework.
    4. Encourage completion of college entrance exams and all paperwork needed for post-secondary opportunities.
    5. Encourage participation in community service, extracurricular activities, and leadership


    School Support Agreement:

    1. The AVID Teacher agrees to support the students by motivating, encouraging, and providing necessary strategies to be successful both in and out of the classroom.
    2. The AVID Teacher will monitor the student’s academic progress to ensure that he/she is on track for successful completion of high school classes.
    1. The AVID Teacher will encourage completion of college entrance exams by providing study tips and practice tests.
    1. The AVID Coordinator and Principal will monitor tutorials to ensure continuity of AVID standards.
    1. The Guidance Counselor will hold an IGP with each student to ensure high school and college eligibility requirements are being met.
    1. The Advisor will encourage participation in community service, extracurricular activities, and leadership
    2. All responsible parties will provide students with a safe learning environment.


    Support Statement: We agree to support the efforts of this student in meeting the goals outlined above.


    *Student, principal, parent, advisor, AVID teacher and AVID coordinator sign document.*