AVID is a 4th-12th grade system that prepares students in the academic middle for four-year college eligibility. It has a proven track record in bringing out the best in students, and in closing the achievement gap. AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.
What AVID is...
AVID is an acronym that stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.
AVID is an in-school academic support program for grades 4-12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success.
AVID places academically average students in advanced classes.
AVID levels the playing field for minority, rural, low-income and other students without a college-going tradition in their families.
AVID is for all students, but it targets those in the academic middle.