SUHSD Mission Statement


Located in the heart of an international border community, the Sweetwater Union High School District ensures a safe, inclusive, collaborative culture that empowers each student to actively engage in a meaningful educational experience to pursue personal and academic success.



  • We believe each student can succeed.
  • We believe in a welcoming community that is inclusive, equitable, and promotes positive academic, social, and emotional well-being.
  • We believe relationships and collaboration matter.
  • We believe resources shall be equitably distributed to ensure the success of each student.
  • We believe in the value of community voice in decision-making.
  • We believe in a culture of trust based on integrity and transparency.

Cooke’s Corner – Principal’s Message

Click on the links below to view newsletters from the Principal, Dr. Ricardo Cooke.


ELM Webstore

You can purchase items from the ELM ASB online using the Webstore.  You can purchase items like clothing, yearbooks, and much more!  Click on the link below to visit the store.

ELM Webstore