AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination and is a college readiness class designed to accelerate learning in order to reach your full potential and realize your college and career dreams. Students in AVID practice critical skills for a successful academic career, explore college and career pathways, participate in active tutorial groups, and gain life-changing experiences through guest speaker and field trip opportunities.

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Todd Graba
AVID Administrator

AVID Facts


of CLS AVID graduates have applied to AND been accepted
to a four-year college or university.


Total scholarship money and financial aid earned by AVID students at
Crystal Lake South High School since the first graduating AVID Class of 2016.


of AVID students from Crystal Lake South took
at least one AP course (compared to the national average of 36% ).


Average financial aid earned per graduating CLS AVID student
going on to attend a four year college or university.