Principal’s Message

Here is our schedule for school tours for the 2017/2018 school year.  Please join us to learn about all El Cerrito High School has to offer.


El Cerrito High School 

School Tours for

Prospective Students and Families


540 Ashbury Avenue

El Cerrito, California. 94530

Main Office Lobby

9:00 am-11:00 am


October 19, 2017

November 16, 2017

December 14, 2017

January 18, 2018

February 15, 2018

March 15, 2018

April 19, 2018

May 9, 2018

Please call 510-231-1437, To Reserve Your Space.

Mrs. Edith Jordan-McCormick


El Cerrito High School


*Homecoming Schedule:

Saturday, October 21st-Homecoming Dance

7:00-10:00  PM

Large Gym

Tickets:  $7.00 at cashier’s window and $10.00 at the door.

Monday, October 23rd-Safari Day

Tuesday, October 24th-Twin Day

Wednesday, October 25th -Pajama Day

Thursday, October 26th-Gaucho Spirit Day

Thursday, October 26th-Homecoming Rally

2:40 PM


4th block will be dismissed at 2:26 (Wednesday Schedule)

Friday, October 27th

Noon Dismissal

Parade 1:00 PM

Football Game 7:00 PM


*College Day-Wednesday, October 25th

PSAT Testing for all 9th-11th grade students

SAT Testing for all 12th grade students


*Senior portraits and make-up picture day.

El Cerrito High School has scheduled a make-up day for pictures.  It will occur on Monday, October 30th from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM.  Students who have not taken pictures or need to take a new picture will be called out of class by grade level.  This make-up date is not for senior portraits.
Two additional dates have been added for senior portraits: Monday, October 30th and Friday, November 3rd.  Both dates will run from 3:00-7:00  PM.  Senior portraits are done by appointment only.  To make an appointment, call 707-297-7304 or online at


*November 1, 2017

10:15 AM

Senior Meeting

Students will receive cap and gown order forms and instructions from Achievers.

Students can also order at:

November 15th and 16th, cap and gown orders will be taken in at lunch in the quad.