WHO ARE AVID STUDENTS?
The data below is for AVID high school seniors. Please click on the "More Demographics" button below for background information on AVID secondary students.
identify as a race or
ethnicity historically underrepresented in higher education
qualify for free or reduced-price lunch
have parents with no college experience
PREPARING FOR COLLEGE
took at least one Advanced Placement® course
completed four-year college entrance requirements
took the ACT® and/or SAT®
submitted a FAFSA® or state financial aid form
GOING TO COLLEGE
apply to four-year colleges
who apply are accepted into four-year colleges
2017 AVID and U.S. Seniors Who Enrolled in College the First Fall Term After High School.
73%61%Hispanic/Latino75%59%Black/African American73%67%White (Not Hispanic)
PERSISTING IN COLLEGE
AVID students continue into their second year of college at a higher rate than the U.S. overall.
GRADUATING FROM COLLEGE
College degree completion rates among minority racial and ethnic groups are significantly higher for AVID students than the U.S. overall.