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Our school offers some great programs to help foster your child's education and social skills. We strive to incorporate programs that will assist your child's positive growth, both now and in the future.

Academic Opportunities

GATE (Gifted and Talented Education)

The District is committed to enhancing the intellectual development of our students by providing opportunities for increased student learning. In addition to extension opportunities within the general education classroom, GATE students participate in dedicated extracurricular lessons and activities almost weekly. Click here to learn more about our District's GATE structure.

AfterSchoolPrograms

Dynamic After School Hours (DASH) - The City of Chula Vista, along with South Bay Family YMCA, conducts the DASH (Dynamic After School Hours) Program here at our school. This free program provides structured after-school activities, including sports clinics, arts and crafts, cooperative games, weekly challenges, and traditional playground games for 1st - 6th-grade students.

Please remember:

  • DASH is not a daycare, and children may sign themselves in and out
  • Registration for DASH must be submitted by parents
  • Students must be picked up promptly after DASH is over for the day

DASH Hours at our school:

Monday - Thursday 2:40 - 4:40 pm (2 hours)
Friday 1:30 - 4:40 pm (3 hours)

Breakfast & Lunch Program
The Chula Vista Elementary School District takes part in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program. Meals are served every school day. Students, including Kindergartners, may buy breakfast for $1.00 and lunch for $2.50. Students eligible for free or reduced meals may receive meals free of charge (see below).

Click here to view the Breakfast and Lunch menu
The cafeteria is open on all school days, including minimum days. Breakfast is offered in the cafeteria each morning starting at 8:00 AM. This year breakfast and lunch are free for all students.  Typically, each student is issued a meal card that will be debited each time the child eats breakfast or lunch. Students who use their cards will receive lunch, even if their lunch accounts have a negative balance and parents are responsible for the cost. Payments may be made in the cafeteria, in the school office, or online (see below in Online Services).

Any questions or comments about the program please call Child Nutrition Services, Monday - Friday, from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM at 425-9600

Apply for the Free / Reduced Meal Program - Applications for this program are available in the school office.

  • Families must reapply for the Free/Reduced Meal Program each year. If you do not reapply, your child will revert to full pay status and will be charged for all meals eaten since the first day of school
  • New families who apply must pay for all meals eaten until approval is received
  • If you have any questions regarding whether or not your application has been approved, please call Child Nutrition Services: (619) 425-9600, ext. 1400

Online Services Available
All District parents may now conveniently make payments using a credit card by accessing the Parent Pay website (https://www.schoolcafe.com) and creating an account. You will need your child's 6 digit district student number which you can find by looking on your child's report card, or by calling the school office. Online services available include:

  • View your child's up-to-date cafeteria account balances & purchase activity
  • Make payments on-line anytime, anywhere
  • Manage your child's cafeteria expenses
  • Set up hassle-free automatic monthly payments to replenish your child's cafeteria account
  • View & print payment history
  • Highly secure on-line transactions

Education Code 221.9 Compliance
Each school year the district is required to post the enrollment by gender within each school and the number of students participating in athletics. If you would like to discuss the athletic opportunities offered at the school site, please contact the principal.

2015-2016 School Year Female Male Total
School Enrollment 200 270 470
Boys Basketball pision 2 TBD TBD TBD
Boys Soccer 0 13 13
Girls Soccer 14 0 14