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Dual Immersion Academy (DIA) 
A language acquisition program that provides language learning and academic instruction for native speakers of English and speakers of another language, with the goals of high academic achievement, first and second language proficiency, and cross-cultural understanding.  This program begins in Kindergarten and continues through eighth grade.

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

All students will have access to a path to success.

The mission of AVID Elementary is to ensure all students will:
  • Demonstrate Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization and Reading skills (WICOR);
  • Utilize organization skills;
  • Develop student success skills; and
  • Successfully make the transition to middle school.

Purpose of the AVID program

1. To cultivate intrinsic motivation
    • Creating a vision of academic success.
    • Creating a belief that academic rigor is expected, possible and attainable.
    • When the above are in place, positive self-esteem and self-confidence will follow.
2. To create better students and teachers through the development of a consistent way to think and process information.
3. To provide equal access to AVID Elementary methodologies for all students.
4. To create a bridge between elementary and middle school.

After School Program

Winter Gardens Elementary Action Youth America Contact List

Ms. Savannah Martinez - Site Coordinator
Cell: (323) 774-2851
School Program Supervisor
Montebello Unified School District
Cell Number: (323) 271-2431
Documents and Link that need to be on web page:

Dual Parent Meeting


Expended Learning Opportunities
(Afterschool Program)

We will roll over all students to the next grade level for the new school year. No registration needed.

For the outgoing 5th grader, please fill out the attached survey if interested in this program.
* Interest Form responses, we will have a lottery. Please see the attached form and link


Cultural Event

AVID Showcase

Interest Cards to register for the After School Program:
Action Youth America (AYA)