e3 Civic High School

Quanzhou Marionette Art & Quanzhou Marionette Troupe Visit e3!

California Coast supports excellence at e3

WHO are we?

We are inspired. We are youth leaders. We are problem solvers. We are peacemakers. We are unstoppable. We are the gun violence prevention Thread.


Dr. Ward with alumni Ana Little-Sana at George Washington University where Ana is a rising sophomore. Ana says the e3 DT/project based learning environment along with tech integrated learning has been her biggest asset. It has helped her to be successful in both major class assignments and internships! 

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

Freshman Class experience the Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

e3 Named as one of the top 41 Most Innovative K-12 Schools in America, CNN Money, October, 2015

Increasing Women in STEAM fields

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

Most Improved Scholar,

Quanzhou Marionette Art & Quanzhou Marionette Troupe Visit e3!

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

Ana, e3 Alum, Class of 2017 with First Lady Michelle Obama

Scholar John took his Design Thinking project idea to the MTS Board of Directors for their consideration.

e3 Scholars hosted by Symitar: leader in core processing technology solutions for U.S. credit unions

MESA -Mathematics, Engineering & Science Achievement via SDSU

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

e3 Scholar Albert works with Symitar Engineer during job shadow day. 

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

Perfect Attendance!

e3 Inaugural Fundraising Event Jan 2018

WHO are we?

We are inspired. We are youth leaders. We are problem solvers. We are peacemakers. We are unstoppable. We are the gun violence prevention Thread.

Visiting Alumni come back to e3 to talk about the College Experience

Getting those college applications out! 

WHO are we?

We are inspired. We are youth leaders. We are problem solvers. We are peacemakers. We are unstoppable. We are the gun violence prevention Thread.

e3 Sustainable Urban Agriculture at SMARTs Farm

Award Winning Madrigals Choir is off to Washington DC to perform at the National Singing Competition

e3 Civic High Commencement Ceremony Class of 2016

Our Scholars have been accepted to the following colleges and universities for 2019: Grand Canyon University, Whittier College, Humboldt State, Colby Sawyer, Pace University, Tuskegee University, John Paul the Great Catholic University, Northern Arizona University, San Diego State University, Johnson & Wales University, CSU San Marcos, University of Houston, Cal Poly Pomona, Holy Names University, Rocky Mountain College, Emerson College, Bennett college, Harris-Stowe State University, Alabama State University, Michigan Tech University, Sacramento State University

Upcoming Events


Date: 4/22/2019
Location: (e3)-School Calendar

Board of Directors Meeting

Date: 4/24/2019, 4:30 PM – 6 PM
Location: Sullivan Commissioner's Room - Library, 9th Floor, (e3)-School Calendar

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2018-19 e3 Academic Calendar has arrived!

Download this calendar and post to your home or office bulletin board to stay engaged with this year's activities. This year features the return of the e3 Civic High Parent Training Institute.

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From the Desk of the Executive Director

Welcome to e³ Civic High!  It is our aim to offer a world-class educational program that we believe will prepare our students to excel in a 21st Century Global environment. It is our goal to create innovators, problem-solvers, and effective communicators who will become engaged in the business of making our city, our state, our nation, and our world a better place. We join with the educators who are passionate about making our students "future-ready" for success in the field for which they choose to pursue.

We invite you to join us in our revolution of the phenomenal as we create a model for public education in a world-class, nine-story public library!  

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IPC awards e3 Civic High a $1,000.00 grant for STEM education

The Institute for Printed Circuits, IPC, the Association Connecting Electronics Industries, is a trade association with a new educational foundation aimed at providing students  with hands-on experiences to introduce them to the field of electronics, awarding e3 a partnership grant of $1,000.00.

2018 Empowerment to the Parents: The e3 Parent Institute

This year e3 will return to a new and improved, year-long Parent Institute. Here's the outstanding line up for this year's training. All sessions (listed below) will offer a simultaneous presentation in English and Spanish. Every parent who attends will receive a free training binder with all course materials and resources.

Inspirational Melodies + from Santana

Lead singer, Andy Vargas along with his band, Soulerous visited e3 to share his story of overcoming challenges and the triumph of success. Scholars heard a powerful message about the potential that resides within them to make change, leave a positive impact, and inspire others. That message was highlighted by the beautiful music that filled the entire 9th floor of the Shiley Suite. Oye cómo va mi ritmo...
Scholars were invited to volunteer at the Love Thy Neighbor event on Saturday. A Benefit Toy Drive was held at the East Village Courtyard to uplift the terminally ill children in hospitals just across our border. As usual, e3 showed up to give their time in service to others!

e3 Madrigals take Performance on the road...

Members of the Madrigal choir have been taking the beauty of song into the broader community of San Diego. They were invited to perform at the dinner for the Urban League's Celebration of Diversity for Women Leaders and at the San Diego Downtown Fellowship of Churches Holiday Luncheon. Both groups were inspired by the music and have donated to support the choir's trip to the Music Competition in Washington, DC. If you'd like the choir to perform at your event, contact mgibson@e3Civichigh.com.

The Blue Heart Foundation honors Dr. Griffith...

Congratulations to our CEO as she earned the Educator Activist of the Year Award from the Blue Heart Foundation for her work in the community of San Diego.

The Awards ceremony was emceed by members of the Blue Heart's Class 2019- 20. They shared their accomplishments of successful relationships as HEART members and their dreams as as they move to higher education. Blue Heart hopes to inspire the next generation to reach their highest potential and pursue exceptional educational goals.

The Blue Heart Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization benefiting underserved children of the community and foster youth. We salute the honorees and the leadership of the Blue Heart Foundation.

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