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Our Mission

The El Monte City School District, in partnership with the students, families and the community, cultivates leadership, creativity and educational excellence. By creating multiple opportunities for learning, we develop students’ unique abilities to succeed and contribute positively in our diverse society.


News & Announcements

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Sign Up for Spring 2023 Enrichment Camp!

Get your Spring Break plans all sorted out by signing up your student for our Spring Break Enrichment Camp 2023! Deadline to register is Friday, March 17! Click headline for more information.
2023 Open House Schedule - click headline for full schedule.

2023 Open House Schedule

Open House season is HERE! Get to know your local school and see the amazing work that is happening throughout our campuses. Open Houses are great opportunity to connect with your community and meet the amazing students and staff at our schools. Click headline for more details.

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Our Vision

We will be an innovative school district in which students achieve at their highest potential, surrounded by an engaged community that is proud and supportive of its educational system.


About Us

Since Southern California’s first school was constructed here in 1852, El Monte has honored the education of its children and has grown into a thriving community of fourteen schools, which incudes five California Distinguished Schools and six ERP Honor Roll Schools, all dedicated to preparing our students for the challenge of a 21st century education. 
  • Free Meals for ALL Students
  • Spanish & Mandarin Dual Language Immersion
  • Districtwide Music Programs
  • Free After-School Childcare
  • 1:1
    Student to Device
  • Year-Round Enrichment & Engagement