What AVID IS. . .

  • AVID is an acronym that stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination
  • AVID is an in-school academic support program for grades 6-12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success.
  • AVID is an academically challenging class
  • AVID places academically average students in advanced classes.
  • AVID levels that playing field for minority, rural, low-income and other students without a college-going tradition in their families.
  • AVID is for all students, but targets those in the academic middle.
  • AVID is implemented school-wide and district-wide.

What AVID is not . . .

  • AVID is not a remedial program
  • AVID is not a free ride
  • AVID is not easy
  • AVID is not a niche program
  • AVID is not a college outreach program


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Tina Spurlock

Tina Spurlock

AP Language and Composition, English & Teacher on Special Assignment