Welcome to Halecrest Elementary!

Halecrest roadrunner mascotHalecrest Elementary is an amazing school that invests in "growing" respectful and responsible young adults. Student progress in social emotional categories and character development is equally important as academics at Halecrest. Halecrest has always believed in developing the whole child. Students are recognized monthly, during a school-wide assembly, for embodying the strengths which promote good citizenship and character. Beyond the school day, students have many opportunities for extra curricular enrichment: Sing n' Speak Spanish, Robotics Club, Heartlight Dance, Academic Chess, 21 different field trip opportunities, DASH, Extended Day Program, Mad Science, Christian Youth Theater (CYT), basketball, soccer, flag football, Mileage Running Club, Safety Patrol, and Student Council. Halecrest has Curriculum Night, Fall Festival, a Multi-Cultural Fair, Literacy Week, family movie nights, Folk Dance Festival, and many other fun events. Halecrest continues to support year-round visual and performing art classes. Student, parent, and community involvement is a priority at Halecrest. We hold parent Workshops throughout the year.

Halcrest school entrance

Our Mission

Halecrest is committed to a balanced educational program that promotes the development of each student's full potential. Our children are self-reliant, confident, and literate. We are eager learners who effectively process, analyze, and assess information. We also encourage problem solving, responsible decision-making, and a lifelong love of learning.

around the district

COVID Testing
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SD’s Busiest COVID-19 Testing Center is at CVESD
Posted on 09/08/2021
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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Fernandaz Swearing In
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Cesar T. Fernandez Appointed to Board
Posted on 08/27/2021
The Board of Education made the provisional appointment of Mr. Cesar T. Fernandez, a parent and educator, to fill the open Board seat.
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Board meeting room
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Board Vacancy, Superintendent Search Processes Approved at Special Meeting
Posted on 07/28/2021
At its Special Meeting Monday night, the Board of Education unanimously voted to move forward with an appointment process to fill its vacant seat. In
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Tony Thurmond Speaks to the Press
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State Superintendent Celebrates CVESD Students’ Return to School
Posted on 07/21/2021
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond welcomed back students and staff to in-person instruction at Enrique S. Camarena Elementary S
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Solar panel installation at Rogers Elementary
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Construction at all 49 locations will be conducted in six groups
Posted on 07/19/2021
The Chula Vista Elementary School District, in partnership with ENGIE, recently began construction at an initial group of schools that will receive ne
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State Superintendent  Tony Thurmond Speaks to the Press
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State Superintendent Visits Casillas, Castle Park schools to Highlight In-Person Safety Measures and Social-Emotional Supports
Posted on 05/13/2021
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond visited Castle Park and Joseph Casillas elementary schools on Thursday, calling attention to
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Eastlake Elementary Principal Eric Banatao, Ed.D.
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AAPI Heritage Month: Principal Reflects on Family's Sacrifices
Posted on 05/12/2021
Principal Eric Banatao, Ed.D., recalls his family's sacrifices in uprooting from the Philippines.
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School Nurses Answer the Call
Posted on 05/07/2021
When a vaccination “Superstation” opened at the Chula Vista Center mall, school nurses from the Chula Vista Elementary School District answered the ca
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
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CVESD Honors Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Posted on 05/03/2021
Throughout May, a multimedia campaign will give voice to various segments of our learning community about Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage
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