El Captain High School, located in Lakeside, Calif., offers a college preparatory curriculum to more than 1,900 students in grades nine through 12. The curriculum provides learning experiences in language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, health, physical education, art, computer instruction, business, technology and career and educational planning. The school focuses its priorities and resources on expanding opportunities in science and math reasoning, complex, critical-thinking, technology and effective communication skills. El Captain High School students participate in extracurricular opportunities in athletics, music, art, clubs and service organizations, and various sports, including basketball, football and volleyball. It is a part of the Grossmont Union High School District.