Advancement Via Individual Determination
WHAT IS AVID?
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a nonprofit that changes lives by helping schools shift to a more equitable, student-centered approach. Nationally, AVID trains 85,000 educators annually to close the opportunity gap, so they can prepare all students for college, careers, and life.
AVID’s mission is to close the opportunity gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
What AVID provides
When schools and districts partner with AVID, they receive:
A suite of instructional resources
Ongoing support to ensure a lasting impact
SIGN UP FOR THE AVID Elective!
If your student is motivated to go to a 4-year University after graduation, GEAR UP highly encourages you to enroll your student in the AVID Elective. Contact your school's AVID Administrator who will provide you with the steps to enroll!