What is AVID? Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID, standing for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college readiness program for IISD students in grades seven through twelve. The AVID system of education prepares students for the rigor and challenges of college classes, all while fostering an environment of heightened learning and performance in school.
AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
AVID targets students with academic potential, including students who exhibit accomplishments such as average to high test scores, a 2.0-3.5 GPA, college potential with support, desire, and determination.AVID students typically meet one or more of the following criteria:
AVID Elective Class (During the school day, Grades 7-12)
First to attend college
Historically underserved in four-year colleges
Block ScheduleAVID Curriculum includes:
AVID Tutorials Include:
College and Careers
Strategies for Success
Collaborative Study Groups