Office 714-966-4157 and 714-966-4445
Denise Harshman, Ed.D.
Myrtice Salmond, Ed.D.
Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
AVID in Orange County was initially implemented in 1992 in one high school. AVID has since expanded to 183 schools, 70 elementary and 113 middle and high schools from 17 districts. Currently AVID serves approximately 16,000 students in Orange County. Of the 1,661 seniors that graduated in 2015, 90% met the four year college entrance requirements and 77% applied to 4-year universities with 57% being accepted.