El Camino High School
We are in the Oceanside Unified School District.
Below are some facts about our district.
OUSD Boundaries: The district covers approximately 66 square miles. It is bordered on the west along the Pacific Ocean, south on Vista Way, east on College Boulevard, and along the north at Camp Pendleton. There are enormous socioeconomic differences between the diverse student body. The homes that border and attend the school range from near poverty and destitution to upscale , large, single family homes. The majority of the students come from lower, middle -class families.
Schools: As of the 2011-12 school year, the district operates 23 school sites serving nearly 20,000 students.
■16 Elementary schools
■ 4 Middle schools
■ 2 Comprehensive high schools
■ 1 Alternative high school
Enrollment: The OUSD is one of 42 public school districts located in San Diego County. Based on its enrollment, it is classified as a large-scale district.
Student Ethnic Distribution:
Ethnicity # of Students Percentage
Hispanic 11,330 55%
Caucasian 5,474 27%
African American 1,624 8%
Filipino 687 3%
Pacific Islander 541 2.6%
Asian 468 2%
Native American 147 1%
Data Source: CDE Website (Dataquest), Ethnic 08 report
Employees: The district employs more than 2,000 individuals in its certificated, classified and administrative ranks.
Budget: The preliminary general operating fund budget for the 2011-12 school year is roughly $157 million.
Modernization and Bonds: In June 2008, Oceanside voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition H (71% vote), a $195 million school bond measure. The monies generated from this bond will allow the district to continue the modernization process for 16 campuses, a renovation program that began with the passing of Proposition G (69% vote) in 2000, a $125 million measure.
El Camino High School prides itself on their students' academic achievements, athletic prowess, and bright future. Though our community is made up of a diverse mix of cultures, we all come together to achieve our mission: to facilitate the success of all students.
OUSD Mission: The mission of the Oceanside Unified School District is to ensure that every student graduates and has the ability to succeed in the global community.
After Martha, Dawn, Tina, and Sean met with El Camino High School Principal Bob Rowe, he shared the school culture flow chart and learning community details with us (below).