Welcome to Los Altos Elementary!

Los Altos School is one of 46 schools in the Chula Vista Elementary School District located in a residential, multi-ethnic, and multiracial community in South San Diego. In 2002 Los Altos was modernized. The new design offers students and the whole school community a functionally modern and clean learning environment. Los Altos School offers instructional programs designed to meet students' diverse needs such as, Mainstream English, Structured English Immersion, and a Dual Language Immersion (English/Spanish) Program. Our students, parents, and staff exhibit a sense of pride in our school and its ethnic diversity.

The Los Altos academic program offers students an integrated curriculum centered on the California Content Standards and District adopted curriculum. Results driven teaching and learning characterizes the work teachers and staff do every day to ensure that all children meet academic standards. Los Altos is committed to providing powerful teaching and learning every day for every child in every classroom during the school day.

Los Altos school entrance

Around the District

Finney Music Director Crystal Pridmore says music is a universal language that all students can understand.
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Finney's Crystal Pridmore Named GRAMMY Music Educator Award Semifinalist
Posted on 10/22/2019
Finney Elementary music director Crystal Pridmore brings joy to her lessons in a way that students readily connect to her instruction. That is among t
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District education leaders share a moment with State education officials.
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CVESD Strategies Highlighted in Case Study
Posted on 09/23/2019
A new study from the Learning Policy Institute takes an in-depth look at strategies in our District that helped to raise student academic performance
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Teachers in Rome
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Student Artwork on Display in Rome
Posted on 09/19/2019
Arts teachers Joanna Estrada (Hedenkamp Elementary) and Stacy Clemetson (Finney Elementary) are representing their respective schools in Rome for an e
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5th Annual Parent Academy Offers Powerful Learning Opportunities
Posted on 09/11/2019
The Parent Academy is a parent-centered conference dedicated to deepening parents’ learning in order to support their children’s emotional and academi
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Toni Faddis
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CVESD Education Leader Publishes First Book
Posted on 08/23/2019
Principal on Special Assignment Toni Faddis, Ed.D., has published her first book, The Ethical Line. The book came out in print in June, and offers edu
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Tanya Cruz-Flores speaks to students at EastLake Elementary School.
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A Heart, a Drive, a Difference. Parents Turn Heart-Breaking Loss into Prevention Campaign
Posted on 08/14/2019
Tanya Cruz-Flores is driven by a wrenching desire. “I don’t want any parent to go through what I went through,” she says.
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Dr. Escobedo high-fives a students. He visits every school in the District twice annually.
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Former Police Officer Wanted to Make a Difference Before Youth Landed in Trouble
Posted on 06/14/2019
A former San Diego police officer, Superintendent Francisco Escobedo, Ed.D., wanted to make a difference earlier in children’s lives, before they beca
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Researchers Identify CVESD as ‘Positive Outlier’
Posted on 05/22/2019
CVESD was the only elementary district among the eight in San Diego County designated as 'positive outliers' by the Learning Policy Institute
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Board Honors Teachers, Classified Employees of the Year
Posted on 05/10/2019
Who was recognized and celebrated as classified and certificated employees of the year? Find out here.
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