AVID is a prestigious course that teaches students organization and study skills in an effort to prepare them for academic success and the rigor of college. In addition to critical thinking and reading, AVID students engage in field trips to universities and enrichment facilities. Students also receive in-class tutorial help from paid college tutors, which is statistically proven to advance students academically. AVID has updated its mission:
AVID's mission is to close the opportunity gap by preparing all students for college and career readiness and success in a global society.