What Is AVID?
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 35 years ago with ONE teacher in ONE classroom, AVID today impacts more than 1.2 million students in 44 states and 16 other countries/territories.
AVID. . .
- 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.