• AVID students headed to college.

    PROVEN RESULTS

    AVID measures success by helping students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education become college- and career-ready. The data is proof of AVID’s powerful impact.

    See a snapshot of how AVID students perform nationally and within individual states.

  • 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.

     
  • A stylized bar graph representing 86 percent of students identifying a race or ethnicity historically underrepresented in higher education.

    86%
    identify as a race or
    ethnicity historically underrepresented in higher education

    75%
    qualify for free or reduced-price lunch

    A stylized bar graph representing 75 percent of AVID students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch.
    A stylized bar graph representing 56 percent of AVID students having parents with no college experience.

    56%
    have parents with no college experience

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    PREPARING FOR COLLEGE

  • A stylized bar graph representing 75 percent of AVID students taking at least one Advanced Placement course.

    75%
    took at least one Advanced Placement® course

    93%
    completed four-year college entrance requirements

    A stylized bar graph representing 93 percent of AVID students completing four-year college entrance requirements.
    96 percent of AVID students took the ACT and/or SAT.

    96%
    took the ACT® and/or SAT®

    87%
    submitted a FAFSA® or state financial aid form

    A stylized bar graph representing 87 percent of AVID students submitting a FAFSA or state financial aid form.
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    GOING TO COLLEGE

  • A stylized bar graph representing 88 percent of AVID students applying to four-year colleges

    88%
    apply to four-year colleges

    90%
    who apply are accepted into four-year colleges

    A stylized bar graph representing 90 percent of AVID students applying 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/Latino
    75%
     
    59%
     
    Black/African American
    73%
     
    67%
     
    White (Not Hispanic)
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    PERSISTING IN COLLEGE

    AVID students continue into their second year of college at a higher rate than the U.S. overall.

  • AVID
    85%
    U.S.
    78%
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    GRADUATING FROM COLLEGE

    College degree completion rates among minority racial and ethnic groups are significantly higher for AVID students than the U.S. overall.

  • 60%
     
    54%
     
    Hispanic/Latino
    47%
     
    40%
     
    Black/African American