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Orange County AVID

Advancement Via Individual Determination

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


AVID in Orange County was initially implemented in 1992 in one high school. AVID has since expanded to 250 schools, 132 elementary and 118 middle and high schools from 18 districts. Currently AVID serves approximately 30,000 students in Orange County. Of the 1,888 seniors that graduated in 2018, 92% met the four year college entrance requirements and 88% applied to 4-year universities with 75% being accepted.

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AVID 8th Grade Standout/ Angels Scholars

The AVID 8th Grade Standout is specifically designed for outstanding Orange County AVID students selected by their AVID teacher/coordinator for their strong academic performance and four year university potential. AVID teacher/coordinator may nominate one AVID 8th Grade Student per middle school site. From this group, students will be chosen to receive the Angels Scholar Award. ‚ÄčThe scholarship application deadline is February 23, 2024.