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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

Flyer adverising our TK & Kinder Readiness Academy - click headline for more details

Register for TK & Kinder Readiness Academy

Do you have an incoming TK or Kinder student who will be starting school next Fall? Then be sure to register for our TK & Kinder Readiness Academy so they're ready to start 2023-2024 school year. Click headline to sign up today!
graphic advertising the new draft of EMCSD's 2023-2024 LCAP

Latest Draft of 2023-2024 LCAP NOW AVAILABLE for Review

We have released our latest draft of our 2023-2024 LCAP. We ask that all EMCSD stakeholders including students, families, staff, and community members review it. For more information along with public comment opportunities, click headline.
English Summer Enrichment Camp graphic

Interest Forms for EMCSD Summer Enrichment Camp are OPEN!

Interest Forms for our 2023 Summer Enrichment Camp are now available! Camp is open to ALL current TK-7 grade students. Activities will include a combination of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) programming and Musical Theater. Click headline to get school-specific Interest Form links via ParentSquare.

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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