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A BRIEF HISTORY OF COLUMBIA

Founded in 1922, Columbia is El Monte City School District\'s oldest school. Serving a long-established neighborhood in central El Monte, Columbia boasts a long list of successful alumni including legislators, members of congress, professional athletes and, of course, staff members.


More recently, EMCSD\'s last two superintendents, Mr. Jeff Seymour and Dr. Maribel GarcĂ­a, ascended to the central office from their position as principal of Columbia. In 2010, Columbia underwent a dramatic physical transformation that included the construction of a new building which houses 7th and 8th grade classrooms, a new library with two computer labs, a beautiful mezzanine for meetings, as well as an outdoor patio. Further, a new gym was erected that acts as a gathering place for the entire community for weekend sporting events, college fairs, and student competitions.

Events Calendar

Monday December 11, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Abriendo Puertas
Tuesday December 12, 8:15 AM - 10:15 AM
NAC - Parent meeting Neighborhood Action Council (Lideres de un Futuro Mejor)
Wednesday December 13, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
ELAC Pot Luck
Monday December 18, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Abriendo Puertas
Tuesday December 19, 8:15 AM - 10:15 AM
NAC - Parent meeting Neighborhood Action Council (Lideres de un Futuro Mejor)
Thursday December 21 - All Day
Schools Closed-Winter Break
Thursday December 21 - All Day
Schools Closed-Winter Break
Thursday December 21 - All Day
Schools Closed-Winter Break
Thursday December 21 - All Day
Schools Closed-Winter Break
Thursday December 21 - All Day
Schools Closed-Winter Break