What AVID is...

Advancement

Via

Individual

Determination

  • in-school academic support program for grades 5-12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success.

  • places academically average students in advanced classes.

  • levels the playing field for minority, rural, low income and other students without a college-going tradition in their families.

  • is for all students, but it targets those in the academic middle.

  • is implemented school wide and district wide

What AVID is not:

  • a remedial program

  • a free ride

  • a niche program

  • a college outreach program