Our Vision & Mission
The vision of the El Monte Union High School District is to empower and motivate our students to be resilient, college and career-ready, lifelong learners 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
- Promote college and career readiness skills for all students
Superintendent's Update - April 2023; In this video, Superintendent Dr. Edward Zuniga shares news about South El Monte High School’s Modernization groundbreaking ceremony, Fernando R. Ledesma’s Open House, prom celebrations, activities for Autism Awareness Month, and the District’s resolution declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Learn more about what our teachers, staff and students are up to in our April Superintendent's Update! Our e-newsletter archive, including additional languages, is available here.
Superintendent's Update - March 2023; In this video, Superintendent Dr. Edward A. Zuniga highlights the success of the Districtwide inaugural Math Bee, Fernando R. Ledesma being named a 2023 Model Continuation School, spring festivities, student accomplishments and recognizes the incredible women within the District community in honor of Women’s History Month. Learn more about what our teachers, staff and students are up to in our March Superintendent's Update! Our e-newsletter archive, including additional languages, is available here.
Superintendent's Update - February 2023; We are so proud of the determination that we witness every day in our El Monte Union students as they reach toward their academic and athletic goals. Their achievements are truly outstanding and we know none of them would be possible without the hard work of our staff, faculty and administrations. Two of those great achievements this month were South El Monte High School’s Academic Decathlon students becoming the first group of Eagles headed to the State Championships and Fernando R. Ledesma High School being recognized as a 2023 Model Continuation High School. Our students also saw successes in athletics, with many of our winter sports teams qualifying and competing in CIF and state championships, and taking titles in the Mission Valley League championship. Learn more about what our teachers, staff and students are up to in our February Superintendent's Update! Our e-newsletter archive, including additional languages, is available here.
Superintendent's Update - January 2023; In this video, Superintendent Dr. Edward A. Zuniga highlights the holiday festivities and community events that occurred throughout the month of December and exciting student achievement that happened this month, such as six El Monte Union students being named QuestBridge Scholars and the success of El Monte High School’s Cheer Team. Learn more about what our teachers, staff and students are up to in our January Superintendent's Update! Our e-newsletter archive, including additional languages, is available here.
El Monte Union Celebrates First Cohort of Graduates in City of Hope Pathway Program
El Monte Union High School District (EMUHSD) celebrated its first cohort of graduates from the EMUHSD/City of Hope High School Career Pathway Pilot Program, which provides students the opportunity to explore healthcare careers at one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the United States.
96 El Monte Union Seniors Awarded Scholarships by EKG Foundation and C.B.M. Towing Inc.
Ninety-six deserving seniors from El Monte Union High School District were awarded scholarships by the EKG Foundation, in partnership with C.B.M. Towing Inc., for their academic achievement and community involvement at a senior scholarship banquet on May 11.
EMUHSD Students Showcase Skills During Leadership Development Day Event
El Monte Union High School District (EMUHSD) students embraced their leadership and teamwork skills during the District’s annual Leadership Development Day event, held April 21 at the Fernando R. Ledesma High School gymnasium.
El Monte Union's Earth Day Celebration Sparks Inspiration Among Students and Community Members
El Monte Union High School District students and community members explored the latest in clean air initiatives and cutting-edge clean energy transportation options during the District's Clean Mobility Info Fair, held in partnership with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), on April 20, 2023.
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EMUHSD Board Meetings
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