Special Programs

Today our students are learning and thriving in an educational environment comprised of a team of caring parents, dedicated employees and progressive Board of Education. Our goal is to prepare our students to be life-long learners, enabling them to lead satisfying and productive lives. Some of the many programs and activities designed to facilitate achieving this goal include:
  • Strong instructional emphasis on academics: reading, writing, mathematics, science and social science, grades K-8.
  • State-of-the-art technology and computer labs available for all students grades K-8.
  • Weekly teacher meetings in focus groups to design lesson plans and share teaching strategies, enhancing instruction of content standards and curriculum.
  • Staff development inservices and workshops specially designed for teachers and classified staff.
  • Challenging GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) program.
  • Extended-day—before and after-school homework clubs.
  • Summer school enrichment and remediation programs available to all students.
  • Full-day kindergarten and 20:1 class-size grades K-3.
  • Free band instruments and music lessons for students grades 4-8. Performing and visual arts are encouraged and rewarded.
  • Students field trips and assemblies chosen to support and enrich the California Common Core and District Curriculum.
  • Effective articulation activities between 8th grade students and high school.
  • Demanding physical fitness courses, competitive after-school sports programs, and prize-winning pep squad and drill team.
  • Nutritious, health-conscious cafeteria menus for breakfast, mid-morning snacks and lunch servings.
  • Student health, welfare and counseling programs provided.
  • Parenting classes provided by ten-week courses in the Parent Institute Program.
  • Active and supportive Parent Teacher Association.
  • Safe, clean, and orderly campuses.
  • Student dress code--all students wear uniforms supported by parents and community.
  • Shared playground facilities and libraries with the City of South El Monte and Los Angeles County .
  • Partners in Education with the Whitecap Foundation, Rio Hondo Community College, Cal Poly, Pomona, Edison Company, Kiwanis Club, Soroptimist International, City of South El Monte and UCLA, “ I'm Going to College Program
Theseare just some of the many programs and activities provided in ourDistrict. Thank you for visiting our website. You are invited to visitour District and see us actively engaged in our world of learning. 

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