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    • AVID (Title I, Part A)

    Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a copyrighted, internationally-recognized college preparatory system designed to support students for success in advanced academics and for eligibility and future success in college.  AVID is a systemic approach that supports Volusia County Schools' goal:  Increase achievement for each and every student. 
    "AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society."
    AVID strategies have been refined to comprise 11 essential components.

    1. Student selection focuses on students in the middle academically;
    2. Voluntary program participation by students and staff;
    3. AVID elective offered during school day;
    4. Enrollment in rigorous curriculum;
    5. Writing curriculum; 
    6. Inquiry emphasis; 
    7. Collaboration;
    8. Trained tutors;
    9. Data collection and analysis;
    10. School or District resources committed;
    11. Active, inter-disciplinary site team.
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