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AVID

Belmont has one of the longest established and successful AVID models on the province.  The AVID pathway starts in Spencer Middle School and students continue on that pathway from grades 9 thru 12 while on Belmont.  The AVID  class is linear and is backed with English Pre-AP.

Advancement Via Individual Determination  is a program that prepares students in the academic middle for college eligibility. With a focus on learning organization and study techniques, questioning strategies, critical thinking, career preparation, and writing-to-learn skills, the AVID elective class also includes collaborative tutorials and enrichment activities that make attending college or university seem possible. Typically, AVID targets students with a 2.0 – 3.5 GPA (C – A/B) who have a desire to go to college and a willingness to work hard.

Students can join AVID at any grade.  Please fill out the application form and send it to Mr. Bendall:

AVID Application Form Belmont

Entrance will be based upon an interview and space availability.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me:

AVID Department Head

Paul Bendall  pbendall@sd62.bc.ca

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