Programs

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

PTA

 "Helping our children see Horizons, not boundaries." The number one reason to join the PTA is to BENEFIT YOUR CHILD!  In doing so, you also help our school. Check out the PTA website- Camarena PTA Website

DLAC

A district level English Learner Advisory Committee comprised of parents, staff, and community members designated to advise district officials of English learner programs and services.

ELAC

A campus level English Learner Advisory Committee comprised of parents, staff, and community members designated to advise district officials of English learner programs and services. 

School Site Council 

The School Site Council has the responsibility of developing the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) to ensure that all of the resources available to the school, the base program and the supplemental resources, are coordinated and focused on providing a high-quality educational program in which students of all ranges of ability and background can succeed at learning.  If you are interested in the election process and becoming a part of this committee, please email [email protected]

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 extra curricular lessons and activities on an almost weekly basis. Click here to learn more about our District's GATE structure.

After School Programs

Dynamic After School Hours (DASH) - The City of Chula Vista along with South Bay Family YMCA conduct 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. Breakfast and lunch are FREE of charge for the 2023-2024 school year! 

The cafeteria is open on all school days, including minimum days. Breakfast is offered in the cafeteria each morning starting at 7:30 AM. 

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, extension 1400.