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AVID Elementary » Essentials



As a foundational component of the AVID College Readiness System, AVID Elementary focuses on specific AVID Essentials to ensure quality and consistency as a transformational system.

1. Instruction

WICOR strategies set the framework for AVID instruction, with L-WICOR (Learning to WICOR) laying the foundation of instruction in AVID Elementary classrooms.
2. Culture

AVID Elementary sites incorporate a culture of rigorous, relevant, differentiated opportunities for all students in an environment that promotes college readiness.

3. Leadership
AVID Elementary leadership supports, guides, and facilitates AVID Elementary implementation for all students.

4. Systems

AVID Elementary sites align their systems through the use of the Four Pillars of Excellence (accountability, articulation, assessment, and calibration) to ensure the fidelity of AVID Elementary implementation across all grades.