RCEA is proud to offer the AVID Program which prepares students for college, starting with the core elective class and expanding schoolwide. AVID’s mission, which is aligned with the mission of RCEA, is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. Enrollment in the AVID Elective course is voluntary and offered to all students.
Students participate in activities that develop and refine learning, study and academic skills that are essential to success in college and in the workforce. In the classroom, proven AVID methodologies incorporate strategies focused on writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization and reading to support their academic growth.
With the AVID program, RCEA has created a college going environment. Not only do students regularly monitor their progress toward college entrance requirements, they are provided opportunities to increase their knowledge about specific universities and programs through research activities, speakers and field trips.