Phone: 626.258.5600 ext 6805


Degrees and Certifications:

Associate of Arts Degree - Citrus College Bachelor fo Arts Degree - California State University, Los Angeles Master of Arts Degree - California Polytechnic University, Pomona Doctorate of Education - University of Southern California

Dr. Jorge Morales

Dr. Morales has served the EMUSHD community for over 25 years. Working as an instructional aide, resource teacher, teacher of social science, Assistant Principal of Activities, Assistant Principal of Student Services, Assistant Principal of Instruciton, and now Principal of South El Monte High School Dr. Morales has dedicated his life to serving students and families in our community. Dr. Morales considers himself a lifelong learner and encourages students, parents, and teachers to seek every opportunity to grow.

Phone: 626.258.5600 ext 6825


Degrees and Certifications:

Associate of Arts - East Los Angeles College Bachelor of Arts - Azusa Pacific University Master of Arts - Point Loma Nazarene University

Mrs. Olga Lopez, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Lopez has proudly served the EMUHSD community for 30 years. Over that time she has dedicated her life to serving students in the areas of Activities, Student Services, and Instruction. Mrs. Lopez is a proud community member of South El Monte. She lives in the community, serves on the PTSA, and had her sons attend and graduate from SEMHS.

Phone: 626.258.5600 ext 6835


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts - California State University, Los Angeles Master of Education - Concordia University, Portland

Mr. Cesar Castellanos

Mr. Castellanos has served the EMUHSD community for over 15 years. Serving as the Early College Academy and AVID Coordinator, Mr. Castellanos focused on bridging the gap of college readiness and establishing a college going culture within the SEMHS community. Now, Mr. Castellanos serves as an Assistant Principal where he can continue to help serve the families within our community.

  • Diana Ceniceros

    Principal's Secretary

    626.258.5600 ext 6804


    Nancy Arellanos