Thank you GGHS Alumni Association!!! Including the 2018 grads,  the GGHS Alumni Association has now awarded a total of $47,250 in scholarships, beginning with the Class of 1998.  $17,000 of that amount has been awarded in the last five years to the Classes of 2014 through 2018. MORE AWARDS: Garden Grove High School has been named an Honor Roll school for the 2017-2018 California Honor Roll presented by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE)! This is awarded to schools that demonstrate consistently high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps, and high college readiness in students. MORE AWARDS: GGHS has been recognized as a Silver Medal School by U.S. News. For details please see https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/california/districts/garden-grove-unified/garden-grove-high-2253

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AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination; it is a four year program that helps students prepare for a four year college. The AVID program teaches students how to study, take notes, and manage time. Students also participate in study groups led by tutors who help them solve and understand academic problems.
 
AVID Student

AVID targets students in the academic middle — B, C, and even D students — who have the desire to go to college and the willingness to work hard. These are students who are capable of completing rigorous curriculum but are falling short of their potential. Typically, they will be the first in their families to attend college, and many are from low-income or minority families. AVID pulls these students out of their unchallenging courses and puts them on the college track: acceleration instead of remediation.

 

AVID Teacher

One key to a successful AVID program is a site coordinator/teacher who is a respected site instructional leader who works well with secondary school personnel and college students and faculty, who can organize curriculum as well as activities, and who is committed to serving the needs of target students. The coordinator also works with colleagues to implement AVID methodologies schoolwide, to place students in college preparatory curriculum, and to work with counselors to guide students through the college application process.