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Springfield Public Schools

Jennifer Gill, Superintendent
1900 West Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62704
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AVID: Advancement Via Individual Determination

AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a nationally recognized program offered at each of the five middle schools and all three high schools. AVID provides scaffolded support that educators and students need to encourage college and career readiness and success. AVID provides students with skills they need to overcome obstacles and achieve success. AVID students graduate and attend college at higher rates, but more importantly, they can think critically, collaborate, and set high expectations to confidently conquer obstacles. To find out more about AVID click on the AVID heading above or contact your student's school.

AVID 8 to Purdue

November 5, 2018   9 photos
What an awesome experience our students were able to have at Purdue! They started by completing a Breakout EDU with a professor on climate, walked to lunch at one of the campus dining halls,  toured the basketball arena including, the weight room and court.
AVID in the News

Check out this US News article about AVID. Are you ready for college? If not AVID can help.