Grossmont Union High School District

REACH mascot
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
School Hours 
Monday - Thursday
8:20 a.m.- 3:13 p.m.
8:20 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
REACH updates for the 2021-2022 School Year:

REACH updates for the 2021-2022 School Year:

  • REACH has partnered with Outdoor Outreach and will be participating in weekly outings. These outings include: rock climbing, geocaching, fishing, paddle boarding, and kayaking! We are looking forward to ending our year with some awesome adventures. 
  • SENIOR dinner: May 26th, invitation only
  • SENIORS: Graduation is on June 2nd from 10am-12pm on campus. We look forward to seeing our seniors graduate. Well deserved!
5/23: Pajama Day
5/24: Twin Day
5/25: Beach Attire
5/26: 90's Throwback
5/27:  Flip Roles Dress Up
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