ECHS-Gardena is now open for the 2021-2022

School Year!

Information for New Students and Parents





More information coming soon

The ECS tech help team will hold Open Office Hours for parents and students to enter with any questions. The Open Office Hours will be the following:

Monday 2:00pm-4:00pm

Friday 10:00am-12:00pm

Tech Team mantendrán “horarios de oficina” para que los padres y estudiantes ingresen con preguntas.

El horario de oficina es el lunes de 2:00 p.m. a 4:00 p.m. y viernes 10:00 am-12:00pm

For any questions, or if you encounter any issues with a school-issued Chromebook or hotspot, please contact ECS HelpDesk at with “ECHS Support” in the subject line.

Todos los estudiantes y padres pueden enviar un correo electrónico a

ECS Tech help can also be reached by text or phone in which you can leave a voicemail at (424) 272-1050.

Puede enviar mensajes de texto o puede dejar un correo de voz al 424-272-1050

What issues can they help with:

Gmail notifications

Email filters/organization

Common wifi troubleshooting

Tipos de ayuda que los padres y los estudiantes pueden obtener: notificaciones de Gmail, filtros/organización de correo electrónico, solución de problemas wifi comunes, problemas con las computadoras, prácticamente cualquier cosa

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, ECHS-Gardena will open its doors to its first 9th grade class during the summer.

Absolutely! Environmental Charter School is ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all students, staff, and families during this in-person transition.

ECHS-Gardena is following all of the recommendations being made by the CDC and the Department of Public Health Guidelines to plan its first year of operation. Plans are being created for both Hybrid and in person instruction. More information will be provided as guidelines change.

Yes. The student dress code is as follows: Students are to wear black or khaki pants with one of the school approved polo shirt colorsSee Orientation PPT for details. Add link. Please visit our handbook here.

ECHS-Gardena will be offering an afterschool program. We will work to develop a program that meets students’ interests. Stay tuned for surveys that ask students to share their interest for afterschool clubs. In addition, all teachers will host weekly office hours so that students may seek additional help.

Every student will take six or seven core classes in a block schedule (ELA, Math, Environmental Science, Ethnic Studies, Art, College Prep) during their freshman year. In addition all students will take advisory, a more robust homeroom program. 

Yes, we will be offering a summer bridge hybrid program. The program is tentatively scheduled for July 12th- 23rd. Students will have the opportunity to tour the school site, connect with their future classmates, teachers, and learn the core values of ECS.

Yes, the initial application will be submitted during our first year of operation. We will be applying for full accreditation during our third year. ECHS-Gardena will be fully accredited by the end of its first four years. 

ECHS-Gardena will join a partnership with ECHS-Lawndale for sports to be played after school. Students will be given the opportunity to apply at the beginning of the school year. 

We will be hosting a meeting on the Week of May 17th, 2021 to share more information and details related to our opening day. 

We are here to help you, feel free to contact Ms. Gower for any questions related to enrollment at 

We are here to support you, if you have any questions, please contact our principal, Dr. Guardado at

Feel free to connect with our website to learn more about our application process

Distance Learning Resources


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