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What_AVID_is... Card IconWhat AVID is...

AVID is an acronym that stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.

AVID is an in-school academic support program for grades 4-12 that prepares students for college eligibility and success.

AVID places academically average students in advanced classes.

AVID levels the playing field for minority, rural, low-income and other students without a college-going tradition in their families.

AVID is for all students, but it targets those in the academic middle.

AVID is implemented schoolwide and districtwide.

What_AVID_isn't... Card IconWhat AVID isn't...

AVID isn't a remedial program.

AVID isn't a free ride.

AVID isn't a niche program.

AVID isn't a college outreach program.

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