Advancement Via Individual Determination/College and Career Readiness

AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness in a global society.


AVID is a college-readiness system for elementary through postsecondary designed to increase schoolwide learning and performance. AVID accelerates student learning, uses research-based methods of effective instruction, provides meaningful and motivational professional learning and acts as a catalyst for systemic reform and change.

AVID serves over 30,000 students in more than 285 middle and high schools in Los Angeles County.

Senior Data for Class of 2016:
  • 98% Graduated from high school
  • 93% Complete four-year college requirements
  • 94% Submitted the FAFSA or State Financial Aid
  • 91% Applied to a four-year college
  • 80% Accepted at a four-year college

    For more information contact
    Lise Reilly at (562) 922-8917

Featured Services
Professional Development Calendar 2017-2018Professional Development Calendar 2017-2018
CIS: College and Career Readiness/AVID Unit FlyerCIS: College and Career Readiness/AVID Unit Flyer
The College and Career Readiness Unit provides professional development workshops, support for teachers and administrators and is a resource for educators throughout Los Angeles County as they address and integrate College and Career Readiness expectations for all students....Read more
AVID Demonstration SchoolsAVID Demonstration Schools
Out of the over 4500 existing AVID schools, there are 120 Demonstration Schools in the US and four are here in Los Angeles County. Our four schools exhibit a college-going culture that is evident throughout the campus exhibiting rigor and high expectations for all students....Read more
AVID ElementaryAVID Elementary
Designed to be embedded into the daily curriculum of all elementary classrooms across entire grade levels. ...Read more