What is AVID?
AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a College Readiness Program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in college. The program places special emphasis on growing writing, critical thinking, teamwork, organization and reading skills.
The class is now offered in more than 2,000 U.S. high schools. Students in the class usually take it throughout their high school career and with the same group of students.