Ortega High School

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Ortega High School is the Continuation High School for the Lake Elsinore Unified School District.    Continuation High Schools are designed to meet the needs of students 16 through 18 years of age.  Students enrolled in continuation high school are not exempt from compulsory school attendance, but are deemed at-risk of not completing their schooling if they continue attending their assigned high school.
Students can make up credits to return to the comprehensive high schools or can graduate from Ortega High School.  We offer a small school setting, a safe, clean environment, and an opportunity to achieve.  Classrooms have small teacher to student ratios that offer more individualized teaching and tutoring. 
OHS offers a variety of encouragement activities and actions that help to guide students in their academic and behavior goals.  The purpose is to show the benefits of good behavior and academic standing as a result of their own individual actions.  Below are examples of these activities and actions.
  • Academic rallies
  • Guest Speakers
  • Career Expos
  • College Fairs
  • Field Trips
  • Positive Contacts with Parents
  • After-School Sports
  • Virtual Enterprise
  • Leadership Classes