What is AVID?

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:
  • First to attend college

  • Historically underserved in four-year colleges

  • Low income

  • Special Circumstances

 
 AVID Elective Class (During the school day, Grades 6-12)
 

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Binder Checks

Field Trips

Speakers

Team Builders

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AVID Curriculum includes:
  • Writing Curriculum

  • College and Careers

  • Strategies for Success

 
AVID Tutorials Include:
  • Collaborative Study Groups

  • Writing Groups

  • Socratic Seminars