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ECHS will be closed from March 27-31. We will resume normal hours on April 3rd.

ECHS 2017-18 Enrollment Information

(See video of Information Night presentation here or click below on the thumbnail if you missed the presentations on Dec. 6, 2016 or January 31, 2017).

January/February 2017: ECHS information sessions for 8th graders at CdMMS, CMMS, Ensign and TeWinkle.


* Information on ECHS Principal's Campus Tours, Student Shadow Days and other additional events taking place from January-April 2017 can be found here under section on the webpage titled "Upcoming Information Events".

  • The application for the 2017-18 school year became live on February 1, 2017. Click here to download an application.
  • Students who submit their application by March 17, 2017 for early acceptance will be notified by March 31, 2017 of their acceptance status.
  • Students who submit their application by May 5, 2017 for regular acceptance will be notified by May 19, 2017 of their acceptance status.
  • All applications turned in after May 5th through June 30th will be reviewed and placed on a wait-list. Applicants will be notified of their application status in July after 4th quarter grades have been posted.
  • Incoming 10th & 11th grade students may submit an application and will be considered for enrollment. They too can apply as early as February 1, 2017.
  • If you have any questions, please call 714-424-7990.

2017-18 ECHS Application - Click on image below to download an application



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Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Today: 3/29/17
12:00 AM ECHS Spring Recess

Upcoming ASB & School Events

Spring Break

Mar 27-31 (School Closed)

YES Program

Fridays, Apr 7, 14 & 21

Youth Employment Services (YES) Program for all signed up students to receive training on resume building, interviewing and job searching. Occurring from 8:00-9:55 a.m. in Room 1.

CCC Placement Testing

Friday, Apr 7

ELA and Math Coastline Community College AccuPlacer testing for all eligible students.

Community Service Club Meeting

Friday, Apr 7 (during Lunch)

ECHS Community Service Club is meeting in Room 17 during lunch. Please see Miss Peters if you have any questions.

SBAC Pilot Testing

Wednesday & Thursday, Apr 12 & 13

All 12th graders will take the SBAC Pilot Test in Life Science during English class on either day.

ECHS Family Fundraiser Dinner Night

Monday, Apr 17

More details to come after Spring Break

Coastline Community College 5th Year Program Presentation

Tuesday, Apr 18

This presentation is open to all grade levels and parents to learn about the 5th Year program that our partner, Coastline Community College, has to offer to all ECHS students complete their 4 years. Another way to save money and earn college credits towards transferring to a UC/CSU and most private and out-of-state colleges and universities. The presentation will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the MPR.

Chick-fil-A Birthday Free Lunch Program

Wednesday, Apr 19 (during Lunch)

Happy birthday to all students born in the month of April. Come out during lunch to get your free Chick-fil-A sandwich, chips and cookie!

Costa Mesa Community Run

Saturday, Apr 22

Come out and participate in the 10th Annual Costa Mesa Community Run occurring at Estancia High School. More information on how you can participate can be found here.

House Competition Bell Schedule

Friday, Apr 28

House Points

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THANK YOU to our 2016-17 Costa Mesa Business Sponsors

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, practices, and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent.  Any school employee who witnesses an incident of unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or bullying, shall immediately intervene to stop the incident when it is safe to do so.  Compliance Officer Contact Information: Associate Superintendent, Chief Human Resources Officer, 2985 Bear St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 714-424-5041