El Cajon Valley High School

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El Cajon Valley High School
1035 East Madison Avenue


United States
TypePublic High School
Motto"Be Brave"
School districtGrossmont Union High School District
PrincipalKim Patterson[1]
Teaching staff71.93 (FTE)[2]
Grades9 through 12
Enrollment1,838 (2017-18)[2]
Student to teacher ratio25.55[2]
Color(s)Red and Columbia blue

El Cajon Valley High School (ECVHS) is a comprehensive public secondary school located in El Cajon, California, which is in the eastern county of San Diego, and serves students in grades nine through twelve. Established in 1955, El Cajon Valley is the third of twelve high schools to be built in the Grossmont Union High School District. ECVHS is the home of the Braves.

El Cajon Valley High school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).


ECVHS is located in El Cajon, an inland valley community approximately 17 miles east of San Diego, California.

The new science building for ECVHS
The new science building for ECVHS.


El Cajon Valley High School Official Logo
El Cajon Valley High School Official Logo
  • Link Crew
  • Friday Night Live
  • ASB
  • Club Cristiano


El Cajon Valley's student body is composed of pupils from the following ethic backgrounds[3] (2017-2018 school year):

  • Hispanic or Latino of Any Race – 30%
  • American Indian or Alaska Native – 0.35%
  • Asian – 1.2%
  • Pacific Islander – 0.75%
  • Filipino – 1.9%
  • African American – 7%
  • White – 0.6%
  • Two or More Races – 1.7%
  • Not Reported – 56.5%

Extracurricular activities[edit]


El Cajon Valley's athletic teams, the Braves, compete in the Valley League of the Grossmont Conference and the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) – San Diego Section.

The school fields teams in the following sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, football, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming, boys tennis, girls tennis, track & field, boys volleyball, girls volleyball, boys water polo, girls water polo, and wrestling.


El Cajon Valley High School: Mission Statement

ECV is a gateway to opportunity where everyone works together to graduate ALL students with high levels of critical thinking, academic achievement, and personal excellence. ECV will provide clear, relevant, rigorous instruction and a collaborative system of support, while helping students identify their strengths and achieve their goals, maximizing success after graduation.[4]

Alma Mater

El Cajon, El Cajon

We Give Praise To You.
Red and Blue, Red and Blue,
Stands For The Brave And True.
We'll Fight To Defend Your Honor, Fame.
We're Proud To Uphold Your Glorious Name
El Cajon, El Cajon,

Hail, Alma Mater, Hail!

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-27. Retrieved 2015-09-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c "El Cajon Valley High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 29, 2019.
  3. ^ "California Department of Education Student Report". Retrieved 2015-09-25.
  4. ^ "Mr. Devine's home page, which includes the ECVHS Mission Statement". Archived from the original on 2015-09-27.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°47′57.5″N 116°56′50.42″W / 32.799306°N 116.9473389°W / 32.799306; -116.9473389