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School Calendar, DACC, Progress Report & Report Card Dates

View the 2023-2024 AVECHS School Calendar including DACC, Progress Report & Report Card Dates below under "2023-2024 District Calendar with AVECHS & DACC Additional Dates" or "2023-2024 Calendario Del Disrito"

AVECHS Fundraisers

Our Mighty Owls are so creative! Check out our Fundraisers Page found under the AVECHS Fundraisers tab.

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Please visit our 'About Us' tab to view our Contact Information, Vision & Motto, Class Clubs/Organizations, Calendar of Events, 21-22 school calendar plus much more.

The Costs and Benefits of Early College High Schools

AVECHS Twitter Account

Contact Information

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Contact the front office at (575) 882-6400 Monday – Friday

from 8:30 AM – 5 PM

or submit the Questions/Comments/Concerns form.


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Have any questions, concerns, or would like to share a comment or information with any of our AVECHS staff?  

Please feel free to complete and submit this Question/Concern/Comment form.

2023-2024 Dsitrict Calendar with AVECHS & DACC Additional Dates

2023-2024 GISD Calendar including DACC dates

2023-2024 Calendario Del Disrito

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The Costs & Benefits of Early College High School

Costs & Benefits

Alta Vista Recognized in National Ranking

U.S. News Best High Schools

2023-2024 Administration, Teachers, & Support Staff

Click here for Staff Directory and Emails


Liliana De La Garza, Principal

Acadmic Guidance Counselor:

Katherine Angel

Support Staff:

Melanie Beegle, Secretary

Monica Rodriguez, Data Entry Clerk

Jose Luis Jauregui, Head Custodian

Educational Staff:

Candis Brinegar, CTE

Jill Sangabi, Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher

Letticia Myers, Language Arts Teacher

Lluvia Durkes, Library Media Specialist

Dr. Mark Franzak,  Math Teacher

Sara Nunez, Math Teacher

Miguel Rosales, P.E. Teacher

Rocio  Campos, Science Instructor

Dr. Rachel Acuna, AVECHS/DACC Science Instructor

Saul Almeida-Moriel, Social Studies Teacher

David Martin del Campo, Special Education Teacher

NMPED Letter – ECHS Designation

NMPED Letter of Designation

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Early College High School Designation

AVECHS Designation

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