Application Process

 Current 8th graders:

Thank you for your interest in AVID! Recruitment for the 2016-2017 school year is underway, and the deadline is approaching.  Please contact your 8th grade counselor if your child did not receive an application and you would like to have one. Completed applications are due to the 8th grade counselors by Friday, November 13th.

AVID Applicants

If you are currently a freshman or sophomore and would like more information about joining the AVID program, please see your counselor for an application.  We accept applicants for 2nd Semester Freshman year and at the beginning of both Semesters Sophomore year. 

In accordance with national AVID standards, students cannot be placed into an AVID class during the junior and senior without previous AVID experience.

If you are a current Freshman or Sophomore and you feel like AVID might be a good fit for you, please contact your Counselor or Jamie Newcomer at for more information about the program and an application. 

The AVID Application Process

The application process for current CHS students who want to join AVID is multi-step process: 1) Students are either recommended by a teacher, invited to apply for AVID, or has met with a CHS counselor and expressed interest in joining AVID. 2) Students that meet the academic requirements for AVID are invited to apply for the program on the written application. 3) Students fill out the application and submit them to their counselor. 4) Interviews are conducted throughout the year and entry into the program would be either at semester or beginning of the next school year. 6) Late applicants are interviewed and placed on a waiting list in March-May for placement should positions open up for the fall. Please contact Jamie Newcomer at with any questions.