Welcome to Heritage Elementary!

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2023-2024 Welcome Message

Greetings Heritage Community,

Welcome to the home of the “Heritage Hawks!” 

We are an educational community that is committed to providing outstanding, research-based instruction that integrates multiple disciplines and strives to develop critical thinkers and problem solvers. The collective knowledge of both our veteran staff and new teachers provides opportunities for our team to model what it means to be lifelong learners. We value the “Whole Child” by honoring each individual’s uniqueness and ensuring that their needs are met academically, socially and emotionally. Heritage offers a strong Dual Immersion Program, an innovative Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) program, and is partnering with various organizations to develop a culture that focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. 

Staff members take responsibility for basing instruction on best practices by engaging in ongoing professional development through research, reading, and collaboration. Teachers are adept at using ongoing assessments and data to guide instruction. Emphasis is placed on adherence to grade level content standards, ongoing assessment, differentiation, integration of academic disciplines and grade level collaboration. Techniques, strategies, and results are shared with parents on an ongoing basis, thereby giving parents the opportunity to be true partners in the academic growth of their children.

As this new school year begins we are excited to open our doors to our families, to volunteers, for our special events to celebrate the diversity of our community of learners and to celebrate the student learning taking place on campus.  Welcome, Heritage Hawks!

 

Sincerely,

Mr. Romo, Principal

Mrs. Gracia, Associate Principal

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About the Area

Heritage School is a 70,000 square foot campus located along Santa Lucia Road in the Otay Ranch development of Chula Vista. It opened on July 10, 2001, and is currently home to about 800 students.

Heritage School represents a new prototype that reflects Chula Vista Elementary School District's progressive perspectives on educational facilities for the information age. The school's unique ''village-like atmosphere'' is the result of a planning process that included input from the community, educators, administrators, and maintenance personnel. The design includes expanded classroom square footage and auxiliary planning space due to the impact of class size reduction. The Heritage campus includes eight single-story structures, including an administration building, a multi-purpose building, a library, and seven classroom buildings. The village atmosphere of the campus fits beautifully with the surrounding residential neighborhoods.

 

Check out our Sunday Principal Reportand join Class Dojo for the latest happenings and important messages!

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 Heritage has its own YouTube Channel and the PTO has its own Instagram page...check them out!

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CVESD Board Approved Tentative CVE Agreement
Posted on 02/22/2024
The Chula Vista Elementary School District’s (CVESD) Board of Education approved the Tentative Agreement with Chula Vista Educators (CVE) at the Febru
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Dr. Eduardo Reyes Honored by Turnaround Arts
Posted on 02/08/2024
CVESD Superintendent Eduardo Reyes, Ed.D., was recently recognized for his commitment to creativity and arts education at the Turnaround Arts: Califor
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Celebrating National School Counseling Week in CVESD
Posted on 02/05/2024
CVESD recognizes National School Counseling Week, highlighting the notable contributions made by school counselors and their vital role in promoting s
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CVESD Celebrates Black History Month
Posted on 02/01/2024
This February CVESD celebrates Black History Month by encouraging our schools and district as a whole, to take the opportunity to dive into the rich h
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Important Weather Update
Posted on 01/31/2024
Message from the Superintendent: As you may be aware, more rain and high winds are forecasted for the county starting Thursday, February 1, 2024. Fore
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Get Ready, ELPAC is Here!
Posted on 01/29/2024
The Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) students are gearing up for our annual English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPA
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CVESD 2022-23 California School Dashboard Ratings
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CVESD 2022-23 California School Dashboard Ratings
Posted on 01/25/2024
We are excited to share the latest California School Dashboard (Dashboard) ratings for the Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD), reflecting
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CVESD Expands Community Schools Program
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CVESD Expands Community Schools Program
Posted on 01/22/2024
Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) and Chula Vista Educators (CVE) are thrilled to announce the expansion of our Community Schools Program
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CVESD Teacher Finalist KI Space Competition
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CVESD Teacher Finalist KI Space Competition
Posted on 01/19/2024
Teresa Youssofi, a sixth grade teacher at Loma Verde Elementary School, has been announced as one of the twelve finalists for the KI Learning Space Co
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