Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID is a college preparatory organization designed to prepare students of average ability for success in a four-year college. Students who are the first of their family to attend college qualify for AVID. Students must be from the lower socio-economic subgroup, or fall into other AVID evaluative criteria.
- 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