School of Scholars and Champions    •   Respectful and Compassionate People    •    Responsible and Ethical Citizens    •    Resourceful and Articulate Students

Welcome to El Molino High School

A message from Principal Matt Dunkle

The 2014-2015 school year was a great year at El Molino High School, full of students demonstrating their many interests and talents. As we embark on this school year and witness the fiftieth graduating class from El Molino High School, the class of 2016, we are confident that 2015-2016 will be exceptional as well....

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  • We Are El Molino Video

    Find out what makes El Molino an outstanding school. “We Are El Molino” is a short documentary video told from student’s and parent’s perspectives. We Are El Molino Video

  • After School Tutoring

    Academic Tutoring is now available after school. Click for more info

  • Become a Booster member or sponsor

    Support El Molino programs by joining Boosters here or be an athletics sponsor here..

  • 2015-2016 Curriculum Guide

    Click here to download

  • Support El Molino programs while you shop

    Using eScrip’s Online Mall retailers give you a savaings plus a percentage to El Molino Boosters! Whether its Nordstrom, the Apple Store, or eBay, your shopping will make a difference for El Molino. Register at and install the ForgetMeNot app at the eScrip Online Mall to remind you when you visit one of the generous online shops.


Upcoming Events

It takes a village... Get involved and come support the creativity and talent of our students. Volunteer, participate, tell a friend.

Girls Basketball game
Girls Basketball Game vs. Analy - Thursday, Feb 11th 6:00/7:30pm
Boys Freshman Baseball Game
Boys Freshman Baseball Game vs. Credo - Thursday, Feb 18th 3:30pm
Boys baseball game
Boys Baseball Game vs. Mission - Saturday, February 20th 11:00am

We Are El Molino

We are the faces of the future. From over 60 square miles extending from Sebastopol to Fort Ross, from Santa Rosa to the Pacific Ocean we come together to learn, to share our dreams and make new friends.

El Molino High School is a 41-acre college-like campus renowned for its diversity, student friendly atmosphere, integrated athletics programs and rigorous approach to academics.

21st Century

The future will ask our kids to be nimble,
curious, flexible, adaptive and smart. How
do we prepare this generation for success?

Hands-On Learning

Help our students focus, analyze, define, evaluate, explain and solve problems.

Advanced AP Classes

Teach effective speaking, writing, reading, and technological skills vital to 21st Century communication.

Career Focused

Develop creative thinkers who possess curiosity and imagination to innovate in the workplace.

Involved Community

Foster collaboration skills, such as goal-setting, decision-making, and resolution of conflicts to achieve common goals.

El Molino News
50 years of education continues

January 9, 2016

Fields almost ready at El Molino, Analy, Casa Grande

El Molino​, Analy​ and Casa Grande are all undergoing the change from grass to all-weather turf fields, mostly to get a handle on maintenance costs for natural fields. As the overhauls got started last year, football and soccer teams had to play their “home” games on the road. But soon, the fields will be playable for winter soccer and spring track and field competitions.

Link to Press Democrat article


January 8, 2016

Forestville educators pushing for new charter middle school

Momentum is gaining behind a revived proposal for a new west Sonoma County charter middle school at Forestville elementary school and aligned with El Molino High School.

Link to Press Democrat article


January 6, 2016

El Molino pilots Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship Program

El Molino High School has been piloting the Napa-Sonoma Small Business Development Center’s Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) for the first time this Fall. Students recently submitted their business plans to the YEP eighth annual Youth Business Plan Competition and sophomore Ian Karybill’s business plan was selected as a finalist.

Link to Sonoma West Times and News article here

Ian Kraybill YEP

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