What does AVID stand for?
AVID is an acronym that stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.

What is the purpose of AVID?
The AVID College Readiness System equips students with the skills and tools to be successful in their K-12 experience and beyond.

What is the mission of AVID?

AVID’s mission is to ensure that ALL students will succeed in a college preparatory path, participate in mainstream school activities, have the opportunity to attend a four-year college/university, and become educated leaders in a democratic society.

Who is eligible for the AVID program?
AVID is for ALL students!

How does AVID support college eligibility and success? 

In grades 6-12, students are not only enrolled in advanced courses, but they are also enrolled in the AVID elective. In this class, they learn organizational and study skills, work on critical thinking and how to ask probing questions, get academic help from peers and tutors, and participate in enrichment and motivational activities to make college attainable. They become academically successful leaders and role models for other students.

Is AVID in my school?
AVID is implemented in many of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (elementary, middle and high). Check with your school counselor for more details.

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