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 95 middle and high schools from 14 districts. Currently AVID serves approximately 12,000 students in Orange County. Of the 1,305 seniors that graduated in 2012, 87.4% met the four year college entrance requirements and 83.4% applied to 4-year universities with 68.6% being accepted.