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Our Mission

The El Monte City School District, in partnership with the students, families and the community, cultivates leadership, creativity and educational excellence. By creating multiple opportunities for learning, we develop students’ unique abilities to succeed and contribute positively in our diverse society.


News & Announcements

EMCSD Students at LA Arboretum

EMCSD Turns Winter Break into Winter Fun

For students, Winter Break is often an opportunity to relax and enjoy cooler temperatures in the comforts of their own homes. However, for parents and guardians, oftentimes break adds more stress as they suddenly need to find daily accommodations for their children. Read full story via the Mid Valley News by clicking headline or "Read Full Story"
Graphic advertising Winter Break for El Monte City School District. Winter Break is from December 22, 2022 through January 6, 2023. School resumes on Monday, January 9, 2023

Winter Break is Here!

El Monte City School District is officially on Winter Break. Our break is from December 22, 2022 through January 6, 2023. School will resume on Monday, January 9, 2023.
December Stronger Together Parent Newsletter 2022

December "Stronger Together" Parent Newsletter 2022

Click headline to access our latest "Stronger Together" Parent Newsletter for December! Our Child Welfare team has put together resources to help you support your child with "Proactive Parenting" and much more!


Our Vision

We will be an innovative school district in which students achieve at their highest potential, surrounded by an engaged community that is proud and supportive of its educational system.


About Us

Since Southern California’s first school was constructed here in 1852, El Monte has honored the education of its children and has grown into a thriving community of fourteen schools, which incudes five California Distinguished Schools and six ERP Honor Roll Schools, all dedicated to preparing our students for the challenge of a 21st century education. 
  • Free Meals for ALL Students
  • Spanish & Mandarin Dual Language Immersion
  • Districtwide Music Programs
  • Free After-School Childcare
  • 1:1
    Student to Device
  • Year-Round Enrichment & Engagement