Our Vision & Mission
The vision of the El Monte Union High School District is to cultivate and empower our students to be ethical, productive, successful and contributing members of our global society. The mission of the El Monte Union High School District is to:
- Advocate, nurture and sustain a positive school culture through a challenging and rigorous, standards-based curriculum that promotes achievement for all students;
- Ensure management of the organization, operations and resources for a safe, efficient and effective learning environment that is conducive to student learning and staff professional growth;
- Collaborate with families and community members, respond to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilize community resources;
- Model a personal and institutional code of ethics and develop professional leadership capacity
Reopen and Re-imagine Schools: Virtual Community Forum, June 29: Community members, parents, and students will have the opportunity to learn about our Reopening of Schools planning, safety measures, and the learning options we are exploring for students and staff once the 2020-21 academic year launches on August 18 during a Virtual Community Forum at 4 p.m. on June 29. Bookmark this page.
Superintendent's Update - June 2020
Our Class of 2020 has officially graduated, our free summer meal program has launched and we are gearing up for summer distance learning. As we approach fall 2020, we are also planning for what the next school year will look like. Learn more in our June Superintendent's Update. Our e-newsletter archive, including additional languages, is available here.
El Monte Union: A Message of Unity, Equity and Justice: We are in the midst of one of the most challenging times in our country’s history. Not only are we living through a worldwide pandemic, but we are now also witnessing momentous civil unrest across the country due to the systemic mistreatment of African Americans in the United States and the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police officers. Please read the rest of the statement.
Important Updates Regarding COVID-19 Virus
DISTANCE LEARNING WILL CONTINUE OVER SUMMER 2020. NEW FOOD DISTRIBUTION SUMMER SCHEDULE AND RESOURCES AVAILABLE. Please click here for all of the most up to date information regarding the COVID-19 virus, nutrition information and the actions being taken to protect El Monte Union High School District students and staff .
Arroyo, El Monte and Mountain View high schools will distribute USDA Farmers to Families Food Boxes during the month of June. They will be distributed along with summer free breakfast and lunch grab-and-go meals, which are available 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Fridays. Find other summer meal distribution sites.
South El Monte High School has been named to the 2020 Top Los Angeles County Public Schools for Underserved Students list for helping to close the opportunity gap for low-income Latino students in Los Angeles County and helping them flourish despite the obstacles.
We are in the midst of one of the most challenging times in our country’s history. Not only are we living through a worldwide pandemic, but we are now also witnessing momentous civil unrest across the country due to the systemic mistreatment of African Americans in the United States and the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police officers. Please read the rest of the statement.
We are pleased to inform that you that our six high schools will hold their Car Parade Diploma Celebrations on June 4 as planned. However, in response to county-wide curfews that may be in place over the next several days, our schools will amend their schedules to begin parades earlier, ensuring they end before the anticipated L.A County curfew time of 6 p.m.