CA School News Report

El Monte Union High School District

  • 3537 Johnson Ave., El Monte, CA 91731 • (626) 444-9005
  • 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.

  • Superintendent: Dr. Edward A. Zuniga
  • Board of Trustees: Carlos G. Salcedo, board president; Maria Morgan, vice president; Maria-Elena Talamantes, clerk; Ricardo Padilla, board member; Esthela Torres de Siegrist, board member
  • 2015-16 Enrollment: 9,033

South El Monte High School to Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Homecoming Parade

More than 200 students, parents, teachers and District staff members attended Canyon Crest Elementary School’s 25th anniversary open house on Sept. 14, celebrating the school’s impact on the community and the lasting friendships formed over the decades. Among the guests were Canyon Crest alumni, some of whom now have children of their own attending their alma mater. Media Contact: Juliette Funes, 909-447-2404 (office)Read More

South El Monte High Celebrates Grand Opening of $4.3 Million Field House

Follow-up Story: South El Monte High School celebrated its newly upgraded field house – enhanced with new restrooms, lockers and showers, furniture and athletic equipment – at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 18. The facility includes a unisex restroom, two physical education classrooms, a weight room for instruction and co-curricular activities, and team meeting areas. Media Contact: Juliette Funes, 909-447-2404 (office)Read More Photos

El Monte High Breaks Ground on $6.6 Million Stadium Upgrade Project

El Monte High School will break ground on a stadium project, celebrating $6.6 million in upgrades planned over the next nine months that will include a snack bar, restrooms and three sets of bleachers seating more than 2,000 spectators. The stadium also will receive new fencing, landscaping, a gate entrance and ticket booth. The ceremony, at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, will feature remarks from Superintendent Dr. Edward Zuniga and Board of Trustees President Carlos Salcedo. El Monte High School is at 3048 Tyler Ave., El Monte. Photos are available Media Contact: Juliette Funes, 909-447-2404 (office)Read More

El Monte Union High School to Hold Final 2017-18 Back-to-school Night

El Monte Union High School District’s Fernando R. Ledesma Continuation High School will hold its back-to-school program at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12. The event concludes a series of such events at each District high school. Media Contact: Juliette Funes, 909-447-2404 (office)