AVID ~ Advancement Via Individual Determination

  • AVID: (Advancement Via Individual Determination) The Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program is a motivational and academic program with two major components: Student skills for lifelong learning and academic instruction. Students maintain an AVID notebook, learn and practice time management strategies, communication skills and personal organization and planning. AVID curriculum focuses on development of students' writing abilities so that they will be successful in completing college preparatory courses.

    AVID is a nationally recognized program that prepares students, who are academically in the middle, for four-year college eligibility.

    The mission of AVID is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.  The Rancho San Juan AVID student also completes the A-G requirements and is accepted to UC and CSU schools at rates higher than the state average.