Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
What is Avid?
AVID is not just another program at its heart, AVID is a philosophy
- Hold students accountable to the highest standards, provide academic and social support, and they will rise to the challenge.
AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the achievement gap by preparing all students for college and other postsecondary opportunities.
Established more than 30 years ago with one teacher in one classroom, AVID today impacts more than 700,000 students in 45 states and 16 other countries/territories.
Teaches skills and behaviors for academic success
- Provides intensive support with tutorials and strong student/teacher relationships
- Creates a positive peer group for students
- Develops a sense of hope for personal achievement gained through hard work and determination
More information at AVID.org