Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID)
AVID, is a college readiness system which is designed to increase school-wide learning and performance. The program accelerates student learning by using research based methods of effective instruction. AVID is a philosophy that advocates that “if students are held accountable to the highest standards, and are provided with academic and social support, they will rise to the challenge.” The AVID college readiness system maintains and supports the College’s vision and mission.
AVID aims to:
- develop students as readers and writers;
- teach specific strategies for critical thinking and higher-level inquiry; and
- provide support, so students can meet high expectations