• AVID Proven Achievement. Lifelong Advantage. Figure of a person throwing a graduation cap in the air. Program Overview

    The AVID program at Old Mill is dedicated to helping students gain access to and achieve success in college. We prepare students for college by focusing on writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization and reading. Students in AVID take the most rigorous college prepatory classes while receiving support from their AVID class. AVID is a full year elective that students can take all 4 years of high school. AVID is open for IB and CAT North students as well. Our AVID students have the opportunity to participate in such activities as college field trips, Digital College Fair, Business First Fashion Show and senior pinning. 


    • 98%of 2022 AVID seniors were accepted into at least one 4-year college!
    • 2022 AVID seniors earned over $7.5 million in scholarships 
    • Old Mill AVID is the largest AVID program in Anne Arundel County.
    • Many graduating AVID students have completed at least one AP course or course at AACC. 
    • All AVID Seniors applied to at least 5 four year colleges and universities