Borah AVID Program

Borah AVID: What is it?

AVID is a college preparatory program offered within the Boise School District in which secondary students become the facilitator of their own academic success. In short, AVID inspires, encourages and prepares students to succeed in college and beyond!

Borah AVID students:

· Work hard in college prep courses

· Demonstrate individual determination;

· Have a desire to go to a four year college and are not trying to take “shortcuts” to get there;

· Have and show a curiosity to learn;

· Practice college level organization and note taking

· Give back to their school and community

· Research, visit, and apply to colleges

AVID Goals

Borah AVID seniors are seeing additional program benefits via district scholarships, college application fee waivers, and SAT/ACT fee wavers.

The class of 2017 won one $2500 AVID Endowed Scholarship and one $20,000 Harad Scholarship in addition to many other outside scholarships.

The class of 2016 won four $2500 AVID Endowed Scholarships and one $2500 Harad Scholarships in addition to many other outside scholarships.

The class of 2015 won five $2,500 and one $10,000 Harad Scholarships in addition to many other outside scholarships.