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About EC

Alma Mater and School History
 

We pledge our hearts to brown and gold, the color of the hills and sun.
As people we are many, but asWildcats we are one.
Our pride for you is deep within, our spirit strong and high.
We’ll hail to you hear alma mater, as the years go by.
Our team will fight with honor, and strive for victory.
El Camino Wildcats, forever we shall be.


 

It was established in 1975 and was originally named “Oceanside High School East”. It officially became El Camino High School in 1976 and has since maintained a close athletic rivalry with Oceanside High School after becoming its own school. El Camino High is 1 of 2 traditional high schools in the Oceanside Unified School District. Students have a full range of academic, extra-curricular and co-curricular opportunities. El Camino has been both a National Blue Ribbon award winner and a California Distinguished School. El Camino High’s 2017 ranking by US News is 200th within California high schools and has earned a silver medal based on student performance on state-required tests and how well students are prepared for college. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 75 percent.