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

Odyssey of the Mind Champions
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CVESD Recognizes 2022 Odyssey of the Mind Champions
Posted on 06/16/2022
Discovery Charter Middle School’s eighth-grade student team for winning first place in the United States and second in the entire globe for the 2022 O
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Coastal Education
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Chula Vista Elementary Coastal Education Program Continues to Thrive Thanks to the Port of San Diego!
Posted on 06/08/2022
During this past school year 4,895 students from 215.5 classes were able to attend a Coastal Education Program thanks in part to the $11,500 in transp
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Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries
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Support for school library designed to develop in students a love of learning
Posted on 05/17/2022
Los Altos Elementary School has been named one of 300 schools from 44 states across the country to receive a grant through the Laura Bush Foundation f
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Dr. Reyes and Dr. Codrington
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Dr. Eduardo Reyes announces Dr. Shawna Codrington as the first principal of Fahari L. Jeffers Elementary School
Posted on 02/25/2022
Under bright blue skies spotlighting the ongoing work of an active construction crew Chula Vista Elementary School District Superintendent Dr. Eduardo
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LaTanya Powers
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LaTanya Powers – Resiliency Rewarded
Posted on 02/11/2022
CVESD’s new Website and Communications Specialist, LaTanya Powers, symbolizes the belief that talent, hard work, and a resilient spirit can propel you
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Superior Court Judge Enrique Camarena continues to find ways to carry on his father's legacy.
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Judge's Message Honors Father, Red Ribbon Week
Posted on 10/19/2021
Red Ribbon Week®, the National Family Partnership’s Anti-Drug Campaign, is held each October 23-31. It is the oldest and largest drug prevention progr
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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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