Located in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley, the El Monte Union High School District was established in 1901. Its high schools include Arroyo, El Monte, Mountain View, Rosemead, South El Monte and Fernando R. Ledesma High School. EMUHSD also features the El Monte‐Rosemead Adult School, one of California’s largest and most respected adult programs.
The District employs 623 certificated employees and 625 classified employees. The professional staff provides educational programs for over 9,000 students in grades 9 through 12 and 13,000 in adult education.The population studies show that approximately 200,000 people reside in our attendance boundaries. The area that the District serves represents a cross section on interests, professions, and groups. The majority of income for people in this area is broadly grouped into industrial and factory worked and retail sales. The families who live in this area include many in the middle to lower income economic groups.The District philosophy of education calls for the school, the home and the community to work cooperatively toward the achievement of its educational goals.
Just minutes from the hub of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Civic Center, with the Pomona, San Bernardino and 605 freeways traversing the areas, the district boasts many comfortable and residential neighborhoods in addition to providing sites for a myriad of business and industrial facilities.
The El Monte Union High School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ Disabled/Title IX employer.
The El Monte Union High School District provides equal employment opportunities for men and women and does not discriminate in educational programs and activities or in the employment of personnel and the process therein on the basis of any protected class.
With a commitment to excellence underlying all goals, the Board of Trustees constantly strives to provide outstanding educational services to the youth and adults of the community.