South Washington County Schools


AVID stands for: Advancement Via Individual Determination

AVID Mission: AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

The AVID Student: AVID targets students in the academic middle who have the desire to go to college and willingness to work hard. AVID students are capable of completing rigorous curriculum but are falling short of their potential.  

The typical AVID student has:

  • 2.0-3.5 GPA
  • Teacher recommendation
  • Potential and desire to participate in honors level classes

Learn more about AVID.