El Monte High School

El Monte High School
3048 Tyler Ave.
El Monte, California 91731
School type Public
Motto One school,One team
Established 1901
School district El Monte Union High School District
Principal Robin Torres
Grades 9 12
Enrollment 1928
Campus size 28 acres
Campus type Suburban
School color(s) Blue and White         
Fight song Our Director
Athletics conference CIF Southern Section
Mission Valley League
Nickname Home of the Lions
Rivals South El Monte High School
Arroyo High School
Mountain View High School
Communities served Central and parts of Western El Monte
Feeder schools Columbia School
Kranz Intermediate School
Website emhs.schoolloop.com

El Monte High School, located in El Monte, California, is a public high school of the El Monte Union High School District. It is one of the oldest high schools in the San Gabriel Valley. Founded in 1901, it began operation in a single, upstairs classroom in the old Lexington Avenue Grammar School, with an enrollment of 12-15 students. By 1908, the high school had its own campus and 65 students. Today, enrollment is approximately 2000. Over 80% of students are of Hispanic origin and over 17% are characterized as Asian/Pacific Islander.[1]

Notable alumni


Coordinates: 34°03′53″N 118°02′00″W / 34.064642°N 118.033456°W / 34.064642; -118.033456

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