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logoCurie AVID Program Facts 2022
AVID Program Total Membership: 291 Students!
9th Grade: 59 Students   10th Grade: 82 Students
11th Grade: 71 Students  12th Grade: 79 Students

Increased Enrollment in Advanced Placement/Honors Courses
100% of the Freshmen are enrolled in one or more honors courses
80% of Sophomores are enrolled in one or more honors courses
60% of Juniors are enrolled in one or more honors courses
66% of Seniors are enrolled in one or more honors courses
47% of Seniors are enrolled in one Advanced Placement course
24% are enrolled in 2 AP courses
7% are enrolled in 3 AP courses.
43% of Juniors are enrolled in 1 Advanced Placement course
26% are enrolled in 2 AP courses
2% are enrolled in 3 AP courses
15% of Sophomores are enrolled in 1 Advanced Placement course.

Improved Student Study Habits/Time Spent Studying
    • AVID students participate in 100 minutes of tutorials led by trained AVID tutors per week
    • 450 Minutes/41 Hours of tutorials sessions a year to date for each grade level
    • Overall total: 9800 minutes/164 hours of tutorials conducted for grades 9-12
    • AVID students are required to maintain organized binders and participate in binder evaluations conducted by AVID tutors and elective teachers
    • Student participation in college planning activities, including completion of college applications
    • Admission Presentation from UIC, NIU, ISU, NEIU, and SIU for 11th and 12 grades
    • Completion of the application for financial assistance
    • 96% of AVID seniors have completed FAFSA

Persistence in school
    • TRIO-Upward Bound and Education Talent Search Programs
    • Chicago Scholars Program
    • Summer B.R.I.D.G.E of Wheaton College
    • Summer Institute of Washington University in St. Louis
    • Women in Engineering Summer Program at UIC
    • UIC Chance Program: National Summer Transportation Institute
    • Dual Credit-CCC Dual Credit Program
    • Junior Achievement of Chicago
    • One 11th and Twelve 12th Grade enrolled in Daley College Dual Credit Course(s) in Math 118; English 101; and World Civilizations 141
    • GEARUP
    • Posse Scholars

Increased Applications to College/University
    • 91% of AVID seniors have applied to 4-year college/university or 2-year college
    • Increased Percentage of Students Applying for College Financial Aid
    • 96% of AVID seniors have completed FAFSA
    • Increased Acceptance to a 4-year College/University (or 2-year college if the plan is to transfer to complete a Baccalaureate Degree)
    • 78% of AVID seniors have been accepted into 4-year college/university or 2-year college.

Top Colleges/University Acceptances

Northeastern Illinois University, St. Xavier University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, DePaul University; Northern Illinois University; Illinois State University, and the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign

All Colleges/Universities AVID Seniors have applied to and been accepted

Loyola University, DePaul University, UIC, NIU, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, St. Xavier University, Roosevelt University, Lewis University, EIU, WIU, NEIU, Iowa, West Virginia University, the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, ISU, North Park University, National Louis University; Alaska Pacific University, SIU, Upper Iowa University; MacMurray College; Marquette University, Washington University in St. Louis; Concordia University Chicago, Knox College, Lake Forest College, Trinity College, Monmouth College, Lawrence University, Carthage College, University of Toledo, Elmhurst College, North Central College; Columbia College, Western Michigan University, Alabama A & M, Benedictine University, Grand Valley State, City Colleges of Chicago—Harold Washington, Malcolm X, Daley, Truman, Wright, Kennedy-King, and Olive Harvey; Triton College, Morton College, Moraine Valley

Total Scholarship Monies Awarded to Curie's AVID Class of 2022