Grossmont Union High School District

Blue raptor with teeth and tongue showing above the REACH Academy sign. Little dino paws around Academy
Redirecting Education Advocating Change and Hope
REACH Academy is designed for Special Education students with behavioral needs who require a self-contained special day program at a separate educational center. Reach Academy serves students with disabilities who demonstrate social and emotional needs requiring a highly structured and small campus setting with the opportunity for frequent staff contact, behavior intervention, and counseling support. Reach Academy is committed to assisting students develop the interpersonal and academic skills needed to be successful in school, the community and workplace.
At REACH Academy we believe that a meaningful education is a basic human right. We provide our students with a caring, consistent environment, opportunity to access a diverse network of services and the ability to identify their potential. Our goal (mission) is to empower students to become productive happy members of society.


Kat Shaw


Address: 230 Jamacha Rd. El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3580
Fax: (619) 590-2831
ESY School Hours
7:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
22-23 School Hours 
Monday - Thursday
8:30 a.m.- 3:27 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 1:20 p.m.
REACH updates for the 2022-2023 School Year:

REACH updates for the 2022-2023 School Year:

Student Orientation: August 5, 2022 from 11am-1pm. Join us for the following:
Pick up your schedule
Select electives
Parent sign up for School Site Council
Community Resources
New handbook
Food boxes
**Everyone who comes will be entered into a raffle**
School resumes: August 15, 2022
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