What is AVID?
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is an academic, regularly scheduled elective class based on writing as a tool of learning, inquiry method and collaborative grouping. The three main components of the program are:
Mission of AVID
To ensure that ALL students, and most especially the least served students who are in the middle:
•will succeed in rigorous curriculum
•will complete a rigorous college preparatory path
•will enter mainstream activities of the school
•will increase their enrollment in four-year colleges
•will become educated and responsible participants and leaders in a democratic society
AVID’s systemic approach is designed to support students and educators as they increase school-wide and district-wide learning and performance.