AVID/TOPS is a unique collaboration between the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County and the Madison Metropolitan School District, designed to prepare students for college and close the academic achievement gap. AVID, the inside-the-classroom component used in over 3,000 schools nationwide, is a four-year elective class with rigorous standards and strong academic support. TOPS, the outside-the-classroom component, emphasizes college preparatory activities and real-world experiences.
Number of Students Served:
Great Lakes Foundation, Burke Foundation, other
The Boys & Girls Club of Dane County will be the leader in youth development programs by developing partnerships to produce positive outcomes for young people, families, and communities. AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
academic preparation, tutoring, 1:1 mentoring, internships, career exploration, college coaching
College and Postsecondary Planning:
High School (9-12):
Other Requirements :