Current News

CASH FOR COLLEGE – Financial Aid and Dream Act Workshop – Saturday, January 21, from 9am-Noon at the IDEA Center Learning Resource Center (LRC).

Auditions for Snapshot, our first theatrical production at IDEA Center, are Thursday, January 12, from 3-4:30pm in Room 40. See Ms. Giard in room 40 for information.

Here is the program for the Q2 Student Showcase which is Friday, December 16 from 10am-12:20pm. We hope to see you there!

The last day of second quarter is December 21. We will be operating on a FRIDAY Schedule that day, so school starts for all students at 9am and Period 4 ends at 1:58pm. Winter Break starts December 22 and the first day of third quarter is January 9.

This is a link to our 2016-2017 Scholarship Information.

Here is our 2016-17 Single Plan for Student Achievement.

MID QUARTER GRADES ARE IN! – Please use Infinite Campus to check on your students’ progress. If you need help with Infinite Campus, please use the GUHSD help line at 619.956.HELP (4357), or please call April Clement in our main office for further assistance at 619.956.IDEA (4332).

Get your IDEA Center t-shirts and gear HERE!


IDEA Graduation is June 8 at 9am at IDEA Center!

HERE is our link to the Mavericks who are on our HONOR ROLL for first quarter!

HERE is our September 2016 PERFECT ATTENDANCE list! Go MAVERICKS!

There is PARENT FORUM on October 27 from 6-8 pm at Greenfield Middles School. You can get more information HERE.

Final Quarter 1 grades will be posted in the Parent Portal Wednesday, October 20. If you have not yet set up a Parent Portal in Infinite Campus please click HERE to start the process.

Interested in going to a four year school? Check out this information from our Guidance and College and Career centers.

GOT PLANS is the District event at Cuyamaca College on October 8 from 10am to 1pm where you can learn about colleges and careers after high school. Here is the GOT PLANS poster in ENGLISH, SPANISH and ARABIC. HERE is a copy of the GOT PLANS Program.

HERE is a link for parents and students to log into the Infinite Campus portal. You can access current grades, attendance and transcripts from this site. If you need technical help, please call our help line at 619-956-4357.

Here is our 2016-2017 bell schedule and a list of days off for the school year. The days off are also on the website calendar as well.

Check out our GUHSD Food Services website! It has information about the food served to our students.

Please visit our ASB page to see upcoming school events!

We are currently accepting applications for IDEA Center.

December 1, 2016 – Application deadline
January 9, 2017 – First day of class (3rd Quarter)

You may download the IDEA application HERE.If you reside outside of the Grossmont Union High School District boundaries, you will need to fill out the inter-district transfer paperwork in addition to an IDEA Center application.

Here is a letter for prospective families from the IDEA Center Principal, Mr. Napoleon.

This is a link to the GUHSD information page about the Morgan Hill lawsuit about disclosure of student information.

We are officially a WASC accredited school. Go Mavericks!

 This is a link to the Maverick TV show which airs on Mondays. This is a link to the ASB YouTube Channel that has daily announcements. You can subscribe to the YouTube channel so you can easily see the show.FullSizeRender (6)

This document is the Parent’s guide to immunizations. Please review this so you know your student is meeting the requirements.

This is a link to our new website for pictures from our various activities at IDEA!


IDEA Center High School

1600 N. Cuyamaca Street El Cajon, CA 92020

619-956-IDEA (4332)