• Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

    AVID at a Glance

    What AVID is...

    • AVID is an acronym that stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.
    • AVID is an in-school academic support program for grades 5-12 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.
    • All secondary schools within the San Marcos Unified School District implement the AVID methodologies and offer AVID classes
    • Contact your student’s school counselor for more detailed information or access this website: http://www.avid.org/abo_whatisavid.html
Last Modified on January 9, 2013