Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) College Readiness System

  • AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, helps schools and teachers make learning more meaningful. Believing that by holding students accountable to the highest standards, providing academic and social support, they will rise to the challenge.

    AVID educators and students use proven practices in order to prepare for success in high school, college, and career. To support them in the rigorous coursework, AVID students learn organizational and study skills, develop critical thinking, learn to ask probing questions, receive academic help from peers and college tutors, and participate in enrichment and motivational activities to make their college dreams reality.

    AVID Students:

    • Enroll in rigorous courses such as Concurrent Enrollment, Advanced Placement, etc. 
    • Receive academic instruction and tutorial support
    • Strengthen their writing skills
    • Improve study and organization skills
    • Become college and career ready 


    avid coordinators


  • 1860 Lincoln St.,
    Denver, CO 80203

    Scott Burke
    Higher Education Academics Director
    CE|Early College|P-Tech|ASCENT
    CLEP|EdConnect|AVID|IB|AP|CCS specialists

    Nathalie Valencia
    Program Manager, College Readiness Systems AP|IB|AVID