Phoenix Union’s newest small specialty school is a unique collaboration with the Wilson Elementary School District, built upon the foundation of the highly successful AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) College Readiness System.
AVID is a college readiness system designed to provide students in the academic middle who have the desire to go to college and the willingness to work hard, with structure and support, access to rigorous curriculum and preparation for entrance into a four-year university. AVID has a proven track record in bringing out the best in students, and in closing the achievement gap.
Through the AVID system and a committed team of trained AVID educators, all students will attain the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully enter a four-year university, persist through rigorous college course work, earn a college degree, and utilize their education for the betterment of a global society.
Mon – Fri June 4-28; Alhambra
Mon – Thurs May 29 – June 28; Bostrom, Trevor Browne, Camelback, Cesar Chavez, Betty Fairfax, Franklin Police & Fire, Linda Abril Educational Academy, Maryvale, Metro Tech and Phoenix Coding Academy