8661 Power Inn Rd Elk Grove CA United States 95624
Monterey Trail High School is a 9th-12th grade college preparatory high school located in Elk Grove, California. The school was established in the first decade of the 21st century as part of the Elk Grove Unified School District.HistoryMonterey Trail High School is named after its location on the Monterey Trail of the 19th century, located just south of Elk Grove, which was used by travelers of the time to travel to Monterey, the capital of both Spanish and Mexican California. Home of the Mustangs.The school color of forest green is based on the abundant amount of trees along the areas of Elk Grove, Laguna Creek, and Franklin. The second school color of gold is based on the Monterey Trail becoming well-traveled after the discovery of gold. The school mascot, the Mustang, is based on the horses that travelers rode while traveling the Monterey Trail in the 19th century.CampusMonterey Trail High School is located southeast of Calvine Road and Highway 99. The campus consists of 14 buildings, each grouped by academic subject. The exception is the portables, which provide extra classroom space for all academic subjects, such as foreign language, math, social studies, and electives.Monterey Trail High School and Edward Harris, Jr. Middle School share a private library located between the two campuses.Mark Macres Memorial StadiumAfter Vice Principal Mark Macres died from cancer in the spring of 2007, the campus football stadium was dedicated to his name on October 26, 2007. As he was a vice principal at Florin High School before Monterey Trail High School, students and staff from both Monterey Trail High School and Florin High School as well as EGUSD dignitaries were invited to the dedication ceremony.