What is AVID?
Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a nationwide transformation effort focused on leadership, systems, instruction, and culture, and is designed to increase the number of students who enroll and succeed in higher education.
AVID focuses on building skills and developing behaviors that lead to success. Students are given the opportunity to explore different careers and learn about the college application process. AVID helps students understand that learning is not limited to one subject or classroom.
- 86% of AVID students Identify as an ethnicity historically underrepresented in higher education.
- 56% come from a background where the parent has no college experience.
- 88% of AVID students apply to 4-year colleges or universities and 90% of who applies are accepted.
To learn more about AVID visit www.avid.org/data