Welcome to the AVID Program!

Advancement Via Individual Determination
And that’s exactly what this program is all about!
Ninth grade students who have an intermediate school grade point average between 2.00 and 3.5 and have strong potential to attend a four-year university are selected to participate in the AVID program.  AVID students enroll in a rigorous academic program, including four-year university prep., honors, Advanced Placement classes to prepare them for direct entry in to a four-year university upon graduation from high school.
AVID Information
AVID Coordinators and Teachers
Sue Blandford, AVID Coordinator & AVID 9,11,12 Teacher
Sammy Macias, AVID 10 Teacher
Lindsay Morales, AVID 10 Teacher
John Doles, AVID 9 Teacher
Upcoming AVID events
  • Mr. Rancho Alamitos Contest - April 1, 6:00-8:00pm in the Cafeteria (AVID Fundraiser)
  • AVID 11 Northern California College Fieldtrip - February 18-21
  • GGUSD AVID Senior Night - (TBA) Don Wash Auditorium
  • AVID Senior Dinner- June 1, 6:00-8:00pm in the Cafeteria
  • Orange County AVID Senior Standout and Scholarship Ceremony - April 20 at UCI, Barclay Theater
AVID Announcements
  •  Congratulations to AVID Senior Standout Juan Magana Uribe!
  •  RAHS Students of the Month - Michelle Cardenas, Juan Magana Uribe, Adolfo Morales, Yessica Ortega
  •  AVID Class of 2015 was awarded over $600,000 in grants and scholarships!