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.