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
Superintendent's Update - September 2020: The 2020-21 school year is well underway, and our teachers and students have shown incredible perserverance and dedication as they adapt and connect via distance learning. Learn more about our wonderful students, teachers, staff and parents in our September Superintenden't Update. Our e-newsletter archive, including additional languages, is available here.
El Monte Union to Provide Free Meals to Kids 18 and Younger: El Monte Union will launch a FREE grab-and-go meal service for all children 18 years and younger starting Tuesday, Sept. 15. Parents may only go to one location a day and can pick up three meals without children being present in the car.
Meals may be picked up at one of the following locations:
- Arroyo High School, 4921 Cedar Ave., El Monte
- El Monte High School, 3048 Tyler Ave., El Monte
- Mountain View High School, 2900 Parkway Drive, El Monte
- Rosemead High School, 9063 E. Mission Drive, Rosemead
- South El Monte High School, 1001 N. Durfee Ave., South El Monte
Countdown to Census 2020 Deadline: Everyone Counts! The Census helps shape every aspect of our entire community. By completing the Census, you are helping to ensure that El Monte Union receives the adequate funding needed to support our schools, programs and EMUHSD students! Complete your survey today: https://my2020census.gov/ or call 1-844-330-2020!
Report to the Community 2020: Explore El Monte Union’s exciting academic and athletic programs, learn about students' achievements and academic growth data, browse District awards and accolades, receive budgetary information and hear about the many facility improvements in our 2020 Report to the Community - available in Spanish, Vietnamese and Chinese!
The El Monte Promise Foundation (EMPF) and El Monte Union High School are honoring 1,800 Class of 2020 graduates with 400 individualized banners that are on display around major corridors and streets across the three cities in which the District’s six high schools call home.
El Monte Union High School District will continue its distance learning program for the remainder of the fall 2020 semester, but is exploring the possibility of developing learning groups (pods) for students most in need, including those in special education programs and English learners. Students in these learning pods will continue distance learning while they are on campus.
El Monte High School art teacher Patrice Cooley has a flair for connecting with her students, encouraging beginning and experienced artists alike to bring a unique voice and passion to their art. For her exceptional ability to empower students, set standards for quality education and achieve the highest level of professionalism in art education, Cooley has been recognized as the California Art Education Association (CAEA) 2020 Outstanding Visual Art Educator of the Year.
Fernando R. Ledesma High School Opportunity teacher Patty Autran’s love for teaching began as a third-grade student when she – the only Spanish-speaking student in class – was asked by her teacher to help an English learner who had just joined the class. She has been named the District's 2020-21 Teacher of the Year!