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Don Juan Avila Middle School


Capistrano Unified School District

Orange County

Amy Varricchio, Principal

Enrollment: 926. Grade Levels: 6-8.

School Characteristics and Replicable Practices

  • Onsite PLC coach supports teams re: standards, learning, interventions

  • MTSS provides interventions for students needing support beyond Tier 1

  • Daily 26-minute “Bronco+” tutorial for intervention, re-teaching, enrichment

  • PBIS expectations in school-wide behavior matrix with “Bronco Bucks” digital rewards

  • Inclusive, collaborative co-teaching for SWD and ELs for ongoing support

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