El Cajon Valley High School

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El Cajon Valley High School
1035 East Madison Avenue
El Cajon, California
United States
Type Public comprehensive secondary
Motto "Be Brave"
Established 1955
School district Grossmont Union High School District
Principal Kim Patterson[1]
Grades 9 through 12
Enrollment ~1,700 students
Campus Urban
Color(s) Red and Columbia blue
Mascot Brave
Yearbook Legend
Nickname Braves

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[2] (2014-2015 school year):

  • Hispanic or Latino of Any Race – 38.1%
  • American Indian or Alaska Native – 0.35%
  • Asian – 1.2%
  • Pacific Islander – 0.75%
  • Filipino – 1.9%
  • African American – 8.1%
  • White – 47.8%
  • Two or More Races – 1.7%
  • Not Reported – 0.1%

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.[3]

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]

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