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San Diego East County Schools Network

San Diego

East County

School Districts

Alpine Union School District has an early learning center housing all kindergartners, 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and a hybrid homeschool learning academy.

Cajon Valley School District has 16 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 2 special education schools, and 1 multilingual TK-5 school. All schools are in El Cajon with the exception of one elementary school located in La Mesa.

Dehesa school district is a one school district in El Cajon. The school is a K-8 school with under 150 children and less than 20 kids per grade.

Grossmont Union HS district offers 13 high schools and an adult education school. 1 HS is an IB school, 1 HS is a project based learning school, 1 is a middle college HS offering dual enrollment. The district also offers homeschool and hybrid homeschool

Jamul-Dulzura school district has 1 preschool, 1 elementary school, and 1 middle school

Lakeside Union school district has state funded and tuition based preschool, 1 TK school with Spanish immersion option, 1 multi-lingual K-1 school, 4 elementary schools, 1 multilingual 2-5 school, and 2 middle schools

La Mesa-Spring Valley school district offers state funded and fee based preschool, early admission kindergarten for Dec 3 - Mar 15 birthdays, TK at 11 elementary schools, and all day Kindergarten. There are 16 elementary schools, 1 K-3 dual immersion academy, 1 4-8 arts academy, 1 4-8 project based IB candidate academy, 1 4-8 STEAM academy, 1 7-8 middle school, a community day school 6-8, and a hybrid homeschool option.

Lemon Grove school district offers state funded preschool, 4 K-6 schools, 2 K-8 schools, and 1 7-8 middle school. TK is offered at some schools. 1 PreK-8 school is a combined dual language and IB world school.

Mountain Empire school district is in southeast San Diego county. It borders Mexico to the south and Imperial county to the east. The district covers 660 square miles. There are 2 elementary schools Prek-8, 2 elementary schools PreK-5, 2 middle schools, 1 high school, one alternative education school, and a special education transition program for 18-22 year olds. The rural setting and the sparsely populated area requires extensive bussing of students.

Santee school district offers 1 K-6 school and 8 K-8 schools, 1 being a STEAM school. All schools are in Santee with the exception of one that is in El Cajon. They also offer state funded preschool, tuition based preschool, TK at some schools, and early admission kindergarten for Dec 3 - Mar 15 birthdays.