AVID : Advancement Via Individual Determination

AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college readiness system for elementary
through higher education that is designed to increase schoolwide learning and performance. The
AVID College Readiness System (ACRS) accelerates student learning, uses research based methods
of effective instruction, provides meaningful and motivational professional learning, and acts as a
catalyst for systemic reform and change.

What is AVID? Brochure

There are eight sections of AVID, five AVID tutors, and five AVID teachers that support approximately
280 AVID students. Monte Vista is proud to be a nationally recognized AVID Demonstration Site.

For information on getting your student involved in AVID, contact the guidance department.