The mission of AVID is to close the achievement gap
by preparing all students for college readiness and
success in a global society
AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college readiness system for elementary through higher education.
Decades of College Dreams is designed to increase school-wide learning and performance. The AVID College Readiness System (ACRS) accelerates student learning, uses research based methods of effective instruction, provides meaningful and motivational professional learning, and acts as a catalyst for systemic reform and change.
76% of AVID seniors are from a low socioeconomic status background, and 86% are underrepresented students.
Nevertheless, they outperform their peers in crucial metrics nationwide.
complete four-year college entrance requirements
who apply are accepted into four-year colleges
who enroll in college persist into the second year