The El Cajon Project, Inc. is for students willing to re-dedicate themselves to laying the foundation for the opportunity for an even more successful life. Closed doors to opportunity can now be opened to successful entrance intro the community.

Through confidence- building, hands-on work experience in the Bay Area's finest kitchens, students can transfer their newly discovered self-esteem and enthusiasm for learning to their academics.

El Cajon students conduct themselves like the positive young adults that they are, and they share those positive leadership skills with their friends and peers.

The El Cajon Project, Inc. can help schools achieve:

  • Lower dropout rates
  • Higher graduation rates
  • Students becoming positive role models for peers
  • Fewer student disciplinary problems

El Cajon Project, Inc. teaches students good personal skills, including:

  • Communications Skills
  • Sense of Responsibility
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Accountability

Participating School Districts and Schools

Fremont Union High School District

  • Cupertino High School
  • Lynbrook High School
  • Fremont High School
  • Homestead High School

Gilroy Unified School District

  • Gilroy High School
  • also serving Rebekah's Children's Services

Los Gatos – Saratoga Union HS District

  • Los Gatos High School

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District

  • Monterey High School

Morgan Hill Unified School District

  • Live Oak High School

Palo Alto Unified School District

  • Palo Alto High School
  • Gunn High School

San Francisco Unified School District

  • Ida B. Wells High School
  • Thurgood Marshall Academic High School