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About Us

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Enrique Camarena Jr. High School opened its door on August 28, 2006. We are located at 800 E. Rivera Avenue. Enrique Camarena Jr. High is one of two junior highs that serve 7th and 8th graders. We are located in Calexico, CA in a small agricultural community on the United States/Mexico border. Calexico has a population of approximately 38,000 residents. Ninety-eight percent of our students in our school district are Hispanic and approximately 72% of our students are English Learners. 
At Enrique Camarena Jr. High School, all our school community shares the pride of being the Firebirds. The school’s culture reflects our school’s vision and mission. We believe that a safe and fun environment provides for a positive education for all students. The students’ instructional program is based on their identified needs utilizing a standards based, state adopted curriculum. Our students can participate in band, school clubs and other extra-curricular activities.