Course Descriptions

AVID stands for: Advancement Via Individualized Determination, NCMS offers AVID and AVID Excel as an elective class.¬† The goal of the program at NCMS is to prepare student for success in high school in order to reach a 4 year university and it targets students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education.¬† The AVID program uses research-based strategies and curriculum in order to develop students’ critical thinking, literacy and math skills across all content areas. ¬†Students participate in numerous university field trips to gain a sense of life as a college student.