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El Monte City School District

  • El Monte City School District Shows Strong Growth on State Dashboard

    The Dashboard, released on Dec. 12, evaluates districts, schools and student performance on a variety of items, including English language arts, math, English learner progress, parent engagement, suspension rates and attendance.

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  • El Monte City School District Partners with Parents to Boost Student Performance

    Cleminson School’s parent, family and community involvement programs have helped boost state test scores in English language arts (ELA) by 26 percentage points over five years while strengthening ties with parents. Cleminson connects with parents through an English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC), Reaching EMCSD Literacy Milestone (RELM) and Latino Family Literacy programs.

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  • 5 El Monte City School District Schools named to California Distinguished List

    A record-setting five El Monte City School District schools have been named California Distinguished Schools, celebrating the District’s overall excellence and superb growth in academics, state test scores and community outreach initiatives. El Monte City School District is one of just nine school districts to receive more than five awards in 2019 – and by far the smallest District to secure the achievement.

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El Monte City School District Teacher Collaboration Drives Achievement

State test scores at two El Monte City School District campuses have soared by as much as 20 percentage points after educators devised innovative ways to share student performance data and refine lesson plans. Cherrylee and Wright School administrators attribute the four-year growth in standardized math and English language arts scores to Professional Learning Communities, which bring teachers together to track the academic and social-emotional progress of students.

El Monte City School District Teacher Honored for Inspiring Students

Shirpser School third-grade teacher Jose Espinoza has received a Bobby Salcedo Esperanza Award from the El Monte Promise Foundation for inspiring students to be their best selves, providing in-depth assistance to struggling students, relaying the importance of higher education and offering a friendly face for students in need of support.

5 El Monte City School District Schools named to California Distinguished List

A record-setting five El Monte City School District schools have been named California Distinguished Schools, celebrating the District’s overall excellence and superb growth in academics, state test scores and community outreach initiatives. El Monte City School District is one of just nine school districts to receive more than five awards in 2019 – and by far the smallest District to secure the achievement.

El Monte City School District Boosts Achievement Through Professional Learning Communities

State test scores at two El Monte City School District campuses have soared by as much as 20 percentage points after educators devised innovative ways to share student performance data and refine lesson plans. Cherrylee and Wright School administrators attribute the four-year growth in standardized math and English language arts (ELA) scores to Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), which bring teachers together to track the academic and social-emotional progress of students.

El Monte City School District Teacher Honored for Supporting and Inspiring Students

For 30 years, Shirpser School third-grade teacher Jose Espinoza has inspired his students to be their best selves, providing in-depth assistance to struggling students, relaying the importance of higher education and offering a friendly face for students in need of social-emotional support. Those years of persistent excellence have earned him a Bobby Salcedo Esperanza Award, an honor given to outstanding educators who exemplify tireless commitment to education, including mentoring students and inspiring them to pursue a college education.

El Monte City School District Boosts Literacy, Test Scores

El Monte City School District’s reading programs are boosting English language arts test scores as well as helping to narrow achievement gaps and nurturing a love of literacy in students. Durfee and LeGore schools have shown especially strong improvements on state standardized tests over the last four years – with Durfee increasing 20 percentage points and LeGore increasing 10 percentage points.

El Monte City School District Celebrates Student Test Scores

Nearly 180 El Monte City School District students in grades three through eight achieved the highest possible scores on state standardized tests for English language arts (ELA) or math taken in spring 2019, according to recently released state data. They were honored at the District’s Board of Education meeting on Nov. 12.