Welcome to
El Camino
High School!


400 Rancho del Oro Dr.
Oceanside, CA  92057 (map)

(760) 901-8000 Office
(760) 901-8001 Report absences
(760) 901-8002 Early student pickup
(760) 757-5321 Main Office Fax
(760) 722-0449 Records Fax

Hours: 7:15-2:45 M-F


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El Camino High School is seeking help from parents, relatives, friends, and the business community to provide students with real-world experiences through work-based learning experiences.


Can we count on you or your organization to help?  We can only do this with the involvement of our families and business community.  Click HERE to fill out our volunteer form and you will hear from us soon.

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Help reinforce the positive character traits
our students are practicing at El Camino!

Visit the "8 Keys of Excellence" website to find out more about their FREE, 8-week program!


Doug Kriedeman Named El Camino High School Interim Principal

Dr. Doug Kriedeman was appointed by the Board of Education as Interim Principal at El Camino High School (ECHS) for the remainder of the school year. He will be taking over for Alex Bennett, who has ...more


Click here to find out more about Youth Success Week.

Warning Bell Eliminated

We would like to inform you that starting 2nd semester, as we come back from winter break on Monday, January 9, 2017, we will no longer have the 1-min warning bell between periods. Students have 7 min to move from one period to the next and be to each one of their classes on time. We need your support to help us remind your student the importance of arriving on time to each class.  Thank you.


Esta llamada es para informarles que a partir del segundo semestre que comienza el 9 de enero del 2017 cuando regresemos de vacaciones, se eliminará el timbre del minuto antes de cada clase. Los estudiantes tienen 7 min para pasar de una clase a la otra y llegar a tiempo.  Les pedimos su ayuda para que le recuerde a su estudiante la importancia de llegar a tiempo a cada una de sus clases.  Gracias.

How do I talk to my children about technology

There will be a cyber bullying parent presentation on Tuesday, January 31, at the Truax Theater from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Learn about safety in the digital world and ways to protect your child.  This presentation is FOR PARENTS ONLY so please do not bring any children with you.  If you have questions, please call Student Services at 760-966-7802.


Martes, 31 de enero, de 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. tendremos una presentaciòn para los padres sobre el bully u hostigamiento cibernètico en la escuela Truax Theater.  Vengan y aprendan sobre còmo mantener la seguridad en el mundo digital y còmo pueden proteger a sus hijos.  Èsta presentaciòn es para padres, ùnicamente, por favor no traigan niños.  Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor llame a Servicios Estudiantiles, al 760-966-7849.


Click here for flyers:

Digital Citizenship for Parents - English

Digital Citizenship for Parents - Spanish


ECHS is also using Common Sense Media in the classroom to help students explore the various topics in regards to digital citizenship. Click on the image below to explore the Common Sense Media Family Toolbox at the following website to help continue authentic conversations at home:


2016-2017 Testing Schedule

     The testing schedule has been updated! 

     Click here.


Alateen Meeting



Has your life been affected by alcoholism or drug abuse in a friend or family member?  ECHS offers Alateen meetings onsite Thursdays.  See Ms. McCann in Counseling for more information.

School Safety and Security Information

The safety of our students and staff is always the Oceanside Unified School District’s primary concern. Click here for safety and security meetings and informational materials regarding an individual who has been released from law enforcement custody.

Información acerca de la seguridad en las escuelas
La seguridad de los alumnos y los empleados es siempre la prioridad del distrito unificado de Oceanside. Presione aquí si desea más información acerca de la persona que ha sido puesta en libertad por las autoridades y para obtener el horario de las juntas programadas, en las que se le dará información acerca de la seguridad en nuestras escuelas.

Class of 2017 Senior Pictures

El Camino High Parents and Students of the Class of 2017,


As we start to plan one of the most memorable years of your life, we want to inform you about some important dates that will be happening during the summer.


El Camino High School has contracted P.S.S. Imaging to take the class of 2017’s Senior Portraits. You can make an appointment with them by going to their website at www.pssimaging.net or by calling them at (714) 630-7785, Monday through Friday, from 10 am to 4 pm.  Their studio is located at 3365 Mission Avenue in Oceanside and appointments will be available after July 25th.  Please expect more information from P.S.S. Imaging in the mail.


Packages range in price, but all students are required to take a picture for the yearbook. Session for yearbook picture only is at no cost to our students. Please click HERE to see a copy of their price list.


*** Please inquire about beach session.

Important Information for Families Regarding Confidential Student Data

confidential.jpg Click here for important information regarding the release of your student's confidential data. This stems from a recent lawsuit ...more



EC Dines Out

Please join EC PAWS  and the Wildcat Foundation at Chipotle, 495 College Blvd Ste A&B  next  Wednesday January 25 from 4:00 - 9:00pm!!  


Bring this flier and 50% of the proceeds from your order will go to support ECHS programs and scholarships.

Winter Formal 2017

Select PICTURE for information

"cash/checks only"

Superintendent’s Vision Statement

“The time we have with our kids will be effective and efficient, not wasting one minute, one second while we have them in our hands."

Click the link above to visit the superintendent’s web page.

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El Camino Filmmakers Take Top Awards

Students in Sharon Strong's Video Production class took top honors at the California Education Theatre and Film Festival this weekend in Fullerton.  Pictured is Senior Cemelli Espitia whose film, "Carnations" took 1st place and Sophomore Aaron Saldana, who film, "Toilet Paper" took 2nd place.  The films will be aired on the next edition of EC 101.