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School Spirit and History

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School Spirit and History
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Founded in 1894, Escondido High School is rich in history, traditions, and spirit. Read about our 100 year plus history in the links to the right.
Mascot: Cougars
School Colors: Orange and Black
EHS Fight Song Lyrics
Onward Cougars, fight to win
On to victory.
Onward Cougars, don't give in
Keep that loyalty.
Hear us cheering,
To the end,
Every loyal one of us.
E - U - H - S
Fight until the game is won!
EHS Alma Mater Lyrics
Escondido Alma Mater,
This we pledge to thee.
Faithful students and alumni,
We shall ever be,
Ours the school of highest honor,
Rising now anew.
Escondido Alma Mater,
Loyal, Strong, and True!
EHS Vision 
EHS Mission Statement
EHS Mission: Escondido High School is committed to using equitable practices, holding high academic and behavioral expectations, and ensuring student success through various supports and interventions.
Click the icons below to learn about the proud 120+ year tradition of excellence at Escondido High School.
1894 to 1929
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1954 to today