El Camino High School (Ventura)

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El Camino High School
Location
Ventura, California,
United States

Information
Type Public
Established 1988
Principal Cheryl Burns
Faculty 15 [1]
Enrollment 206 [1]
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Blue & White
Mascot Eagle
Website
El Camino High School in Ventura, California

El Camino High School is a small independent study high school located in Ventura, California. It is a member of the Ventura Unified School District (VUSD).

El Camino High School is unique in the Ventura Unified School District in that it allows students to complete work at home. Students are required to come to school a minimum of 10 hours per week to meet with their teacher, take tests. To maintain enrollment, students must complete a minimum of 20 hours of work per week. However, many students supplement their core school work with extracurricular activities like music, art or drama in local high schools, sports, or Ventura College classes. Many students also work full or part-time, earning credits through the work experience class. The school claims to be a unique approach to learning, the school offers the University of California “A to G” college prep courses, and is a middle college academy, using educational pathways including community college classes, internships, community service projects and participation in work experience.

The school's address is 61 Day Road, Ventura, CA 93003

Currently, El Camino has a small enrollment. The number of students will be allowed to expand, however, due to its recent move to the Ventura College campus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "School information". cde.ca.gov. Retrieved January 11, 2010. 

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Coordinates: 34°16′42″N 119°13′41″W / 34.2784°N 119.2281°W / 34.2784; -119.2281