College Board (SAT//AP)
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.
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.
*Taken directly from www.avidonline.org