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AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the achievement gap by preparing all students for college and other postsecondary opportunities. AVID was established more than 30 years ago, with one teacher in one classroom. Today, AVID impacts more than 800,000 students in 44 states and 16 other countries/territories.

Simply, AVID trains educators to use proven practices in order to prepare students for success in high school, college, and a career, especially students traditionally underrepresented in higher education.

AVID mission statementWho May Participate?

Students who have the potential and desire to attend college and…

Students must complete an application to be considered for the program.

Only those interested in joining the AVID family should apply. Interviews will take place in the spring. You must have a completed application on file, signed permission slip, and submitted teacher recommendations to participate in an interview. Please contact Mrs. Ann Young, AVID Coordinator, or Ms. Terre Werts, principal for more information.

For More info visit the AVID site at www.avid.org

History of AVID at Indian River Middle School