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Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

About This Resource

AVID is a non profit that provides powerful and proven teacher and leader professional development that results in the provision of a highly successful in-school academic support system of rigor for K-16 students which places underachieving high-risk students in a college preparatory program to prepare them to go to and succeed in college, career and life. AVID's 38+ year history of Students take rigorous courses and are provided with intensive and targeted support to ensure their success. AVID has consistently shown it can eliminate the college readiness gap for all subgroups of students. Parents become involved at a variety of levels.

National Dropout Prevention Center Registry

Rating: Strong Evidence


Cost Information: 

No cost information available

Who This Resource Is For


  • Academic Support
  • Dropout Prevention
  • Support Tier: 

  • Tier 1
  • Tier 2
  • Age Range: 

  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High
  • Young Adult
  • Language: 

  • English
  • Ethnicity: 

  • African American/Black
  • Asian
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  • Community Type: 

  • Inner City
  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Tribal
  • Urban