About Our School

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El Monte Middle School has approximately 900 Grade 6-8 students, with 47 certificated and 27 classified staff members. The staff at El Monte constantly works diligently to improve the educational experience for all students.

The school is aligned with the district’s goals:

  1. Achieve academic excellence and meet the needs of all students in a safe and supportive environment.

  2. Build human capacity by investing in training, coaching, and setting expectations for students, parents, staff, and the Board to support student achievement.

  3. Create efficient and effective systems that are innovative, accountable, and proactive.


Principal: Ms. Larissa Goosev
Assistant Principal:
Mr. Daniel Rocha
Assistant Principal:
Mrs. Jacky Garibay

Learning Director: Mr. Javier Gomez


School Secretary: Julia Covarrubias
Registrar/Clerk: Andrea Zapata
Attendance: Tanya Gutierrez


School Psychologist: Jonathan Garcia

School Social Worker: Keyla Lezo

Counselor: Adrianna Campos

Counselor: Alexis Lozada 

Counselor: Kendra Moreno

Parent/Student Advocate: Lisa Alvarado

Site Technician: Josue Madrigal

LVN: Tassia Gonzales

Library Technician: Rochelle Gonzalez