South Gate High School / Magnet

South Gate High School

Welcome to the GEAR UP program at South Gate High School/Magnet! We believe that all students can and will succeed, and we are honored to be part of your high school journey and support your ongoing success. We are here to enhance your academic, emotional, and social learning and provide you with a variety of programs to help you explore exciting careers and postsecondary opportunities that best fit what you envision for your future.

Contact GEAR UP

Email: [email protected]
Office hours: Room 402
Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.
Walk-in hours:
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
11:47 a.m. to 12:17 p.m.
3:21 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.


Dr. Monique Ohashi

Site Coordinator

Mrs. Wendy Bradley


Mr. David Ortega

Academic Advisor

Ms. Yahaira Montoya

Academic Advisor

Ms. Arlene Alvarado

Counselor Aide

Ms. Andrea Aguilar

Parent Education Support Assistant (PESA)



Welcome students and families!

The GEAR UP team at South Gate Senior High is excited to work and serve the classes of 2024 and 2025. Please take the time to look at our flyer. You will see our contact information, office hours, and our personal QR code where you will find our services.

Announcement info
Peer Mentor Applications OPEN

We are launching our Peer Mentor Program for the 2021-2022 school year and we would love for you all to be a part of it.

As a Peer Mentor, you will have the opportunity to gain leadership skills, explore college and career options, info about paying for college and you can become advocates for your community! This involvement looks great on college applications and prepares you for your future plans.


Announcement info
Parent Workshop Wednesdays

Families of our 9th and 10th graders, the GEAR UP team is introducing Workshop Wednesdays. We encourage students and parents to join Workshop Wednesdays to receive information regarding the transition to high school, credit recovery, 3-buckets, or to learn about credits and GPA.

Announcement info


Parent Orientation
Sep 21, 2021

Families of our GEAR UP students, please join our Parent Orientation to learn about what GEAR UP is and what we have offer to our families and students.

Event info
Orientación para padres
Sep 21, 2021

Familias de nuestros estudiantes de GEAR UP, por favor únase a nuestra Orientación para Padres para aprender sobre lo que es GEAR UP y lo que hemos ofrecido a nuestras familias y estudiantes.

Event info
National GEAR UP Week
Sep 21, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021
South Gate Senior High

We are excited to kick off GEAR UP Week, which is an annual national campaign designed to celebrate the successes of our GEAR UP students and families as they work toward their college and career goals. GEAR UP Week highlights our unique collective contribution to student success – an ongoing process that wouldn’t be possible without each of you. Please join us for our GEAR UP Week activities this week, which include activities for both SGHS students and staff members.  Please see the attached flyer for more information and be sure to visit us this Friday in Room 402 for a delicious churro treat just for staff members!

Event info