Apply Here: AVID c/o 2026 Application


AVID, which stands for Advanced Via Individual Determination, is a program that assists first-generation college bound students.  Its mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness in a global society.  The AVID elective class teaches students college skills in the areas of writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading.  Many of the participating students have gone to a 4-year university, after graduating high school.  PVHS has AVID alums at UCLA, UCSB, Cal Poly, University of San Diego, and Stanford, just to name a few. 

The application period is now open for the Class of 2026. Click here to apply.

To learn more, visit the AVID website.

Individual grade level information can be found under Clubs and Organizations.