Programs at Feaster Charter

 AVID - Advancement Via Individual Determination 

"Regardless of their life circumstances, AVID students overcome obstacles and achieve success. They graduate and attend college at higher rates, but more importantly, they can think critically, collaborate, and set high expectations to confidently conquer the challenges that await them.

In 47 states across the U.S., K–16 educators are driving student success through engaging, rigorous, and student-centered learning environments. Explore how AVID can help your school achieve its strategic goals."


AVID is being offered to all students in grades 5-8 at Feaster Charter. By providing time to develop leadership skills, reflect on learning, master communication, and articulation skills, and complete inquiry-based projects, our students at Feaster Charter are developing the soft skills that are needed to be successful in post-secondary school and any future careers. For more information on AVID and how the program works, please visit their website: AVID - Advancement Via Individual Determination.

Dual Immersion 

What is Dual Immersion?
  • A two-way Bilingual program where students learn Spanish and English 
  • The program ideally begins with the student in kindergarten and continues progressively until the student is promoted from the program
  • The program is designed based on the needs of each learner 
  • Ideally requires an even blend of English dominant students and Spanish dominant students in order to support a collaborative learning environment 
What Does Dual Immersion Look Like at Feaster Charter?
  • TK, K-5th Grade Dual Immersion Program
  • K-3rd Grade students receive part of their instruction in Spanish & half their instruction in English
  • 4th - 5th  Grade students receive an average of 80 minutes of instruction per day in Spanish Language  Arts, which includes Spanish during select Mindlabs classes. 
  • All 3rd - 5th grade DI students have the opportunity to take an additional 45-minute Elective Class 4 days a week. 
What Are the Goals of Dual Immersion?
  • Students will be proficient in both Spanish and English
  • Students will commit to 7 years in the Dual Immersion Program in order to maximize achievement goals
  • Students will demonstrate positive cross-cultural attitudes and behaviors  

Mindlabs Teachers 

Mindlabs Subject


Ms. Treter
Dance TBD
Mrs. Rivaldi
Music Ms. Huscher
Physical Education
Mr. Gugliemo, Mr. Johnson
Mrs. Diaz 
Mr. Mislan 


Mindlabs Schedule

22.23 Website Mindlabs Schedule UD 7.23.22 (11 × 8.5 in) by Feaster Charter