English French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish



User login




Mission Statement

Students will graduate prepared and motivated to succeed in their choice of career and higher education and to contribute to the common good. ×

Edward L. Wenzlaff Education Center

Edward L. Wenzlaff Education Center is a small alternative site meant to serve the needs of the youth in grades 9-12 in Desert Hot Springs. The center provides the following programs:

  •     Online independent study for students in grades 9-12.
  •     Continuation (credit recovery) for students in grades 11 -12 who have become credit deficient. 

The focus of the Edward L. Education Center is leadership and community service. The continuation students choose which leadership team to join in order to contribute to the school community and the community of Desert Hot Springs. 


Joddi DeMarco
Assistant Principal
11625 West Dr. 
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
(760) 329-3330 phone
(760) 329-6677 fax


MSJHS/EWEC Mission Statement

Our mission is to welcome all students, and accept them at their various levels of academic and social/emocional performance.

It is the mission of our school community to empower students to overcome obstacles, to develop the atributes that lead to resiliency, and to acquire the skills that will allow them to persevere in achieving their goals. MSJHS/EWEC seeks to instill within students a sense of personal responsibility, respect for diversity and the self-discipline that will help them to be better community members, effective employees, and life-long learners.

Edward L. Wenzlaff Education Center Events
Edward L. Wenzlaff Education Center News

October 2017 Late Start Dates: