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. The AVID College Readiness System provides educators with training and methodologies that develop students’ critical thinking, literacy, and math skills across all content areas throughout the entire campus. Learn more at www.avid.org or watch the video.
The AVID elective builds college preparedness and academic self-advocacy through writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading. Beginning in 2017-18, Wilson Freshmen and Sophomores may apply to take AVID as an elective course (satisfies the freshman College & Career Exploration requirement).