Last year, 82 percent of C. E. King High School seniors participating in AVID sat for at least one Advanced Placement exam, compared to the national rate of 39 percent (source: https://reports.collegeboard.org/ap-program-results/class-2019-data)
Studies have shown that participation in AP coursework and exams have a positive impact on a student’s high school
GPA, college acceptance and retention, and eligibility to receive scholarships.
“We congratulate Sheldon Independent School District and their students for their outstanding achievement,” Dr. Sandy Husk, CEO of AVID and former school superintendent, said. “C. E. King High School shares our deep commitment to preparing students for a successful future, by building high expectations among teachers and students, and fostering the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in postsecondary education.
“We are proud to watch KHS students achieve their college and career goals.”
Sheldon Independent School District joins the over 7,000 K-12 schools and districts across 47 states that impact over two million students, 66 percent of which are low-income or ﬁrst-generation college students. To learn more, please visit the AVID website at www.AVID.org.