• AVID Excel

    AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.


    AVID Excel's mission is to change the trajectory of long-term English learners by accelerating language acquisition, developing literacy, and placing AVID Excel students on the path to high school AVID and college preparatory coursework.


    AVID Excel is designed to prepare 7th and 8th grade students to enter 9th grade with the language skills that will enable them to succeed in rigorous coursework.


    There are currently 15 AVID Excel middle schools:


    Berendo MS

    Byrd MS

    Castro MS

    Clinton MS

    Cochran MS

    Edison MS

    Gage MS

    Liechty MS

    Nimitz MS

    Orchard GST MS

    Pio Pico MS

    Stevenson MS

    Sun Valley Magnet School

    Van Nuys MS

    Walnut Park MS