With 11 high schools (and a 12th coming to Alpine), the district covers 465 square miles and includes three charter…More schools (among them Helix Charter High School in La Mesa), one continuation high school and two alternative education sites. More than 20,000 students attend district schools.
Headquartered is in the Old Main building—the original home of Grossmont High School—the administrative offices adjoin the current Grossmont High School. The district calls itself the largest employer in East San Diego County. And, in recent years, more than 70 percent of its graduates have gone on to community colleges or a four-year college/university.
The district's Home Choice program makes it possible for parents to home-school their high-school-aged children. The district also has a coordinator for homeless and foster youth, as well as an adult school in El Cajon that is open to those 18 years old and older.
Little Learner's Preschool 10154 N Magnolia Ave, Santee, CA92071 Little Learner's Preshool is a school and daycare for children up to kindergarten age. The school offers professional…More and caring adult supervision, food and a large playground in the back.
La Petit Academy is part of a network of private facilities that offers daycare, preschool, kindergarten and…More school-age programs. The school has separate classrooms for each age group and the curriculum is age-appropriate.
There are also three separate playgrounds and an on-site cook who prepares nutritious meals for the kids. Security is tight and a code or proper identification must be shown at the door.
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Chet F. Harritt Elementary School teaches Kindergarten through Eighth grade in the …More href="http://www.santeesd.net/santee/site/default.asp">Santee School District. It received an Academic Performance Index score of 844 in 2009, with a statewide target of 800. It's located across from Big Rock Park.
The school has a well-stocked library and accelerated reading program. Parents are encouraged to become involved in school activities as volunteers in the classroom, decision making groups, and to help with events.
The school consisted of 58 percent white, three percent African American and 13 percent Hispanic students in 2008-09. Additionally, 33 percent of students were categorized as socioeconomically disadvantaged; 8 percent as English learners; 13 percent were listed as having disabilities.
As of 2008-09 the teaching faculty included 31 full-time classroom teachers.