AVID logo graduateAVID – Proven Achievement – Lifelong Advantage

We are proud to be an AVID school, where “Advancement Via Individual Determination” means preparing all students for college readiness and life success in a global society, using proven strategies that develop students’ critical thinking, literacy, and math skills across all content areas.


  • Teaches all students the skills and behaviors for academic success through the school-wide program
  • Provides an elective class with college study, preparation, and university visits; intensive tutorial support, and strong student/teacher relationships
  • Creates a positive peer group for students
  • Develops a sense of hope for personal achievement gained through hard work and determination
  • Brings teacher training in research-proven methodologies for intensive integration of the WICOR processes (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading)

For more information, contact Covington’s AVID Coordinator, Mandy Gross mandy.gross@austinisd.org (512) 841-3702

“Hold students accountable to the highest standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge.”
From the AVID website, www.avid.org