Welcome to Montgomery Elementary!

Montgomery school mascotJohn J. Montgomery was built in 1945 and it was modernized in 1997. It has 22 classrooms, including four relocatables added in 1999-00, a library, auditorium/cafeteria and administrative offices. Montgomery has a culture of achievement. We develop innovative thinkers and lifelong learners. Our students learn in a way that is meaningful and relevant to ensure that they are college and career ready. We embrace students' unique qualities and build on their strengths. Students are enriched by the arts and extracurricular activities at Montgomery. Our students have the opportunities and tools to lead healthy, balanced lifestyles. Montgomery is committed to creating the leaders of tomorrow as we soar from good to great!

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Our School Namesake

Portrait of John J. MontgomeryJohn Joseph Montgomery (1858 – 1911) was an American inventor, physicist, engineer, and professor at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. In the early 1880s Montgomery began studying the anatomy of a variety of large soaring birds to determine their basic characteristics, like wing area, total weight and curved surfaces. He made detailed observations of birds in flight, especially large soaring birds such as eagles, hawks, vultures and pelicans which soared on thermals near San Diego Bay. His gliding experiments of the 1880s are considered by some historians and organizations to have been the first controlled flights of a heavier-than-air flying machine in America (Wikipedia).

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'Wellness Champions' Fit to Be Honored
Posted on 09/15/2020
The Board of Education recently recognized its “District Wellness Champions” for 2019-20, which are individuals or schools that have worked diligently
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Limited Number of Students Return to Campus
Posted on 09/04/2020
A limited number of students will be returning to campuses in our District as part of the Distance Learning Support Program.
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Students to be Present, Engaged and Supported!
Posted on 08/27/2020
Each school and the District will track whether students are participating in online classes and accessing remote learning. Students’ attendance in a
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Schools to Remain in Distance Learning Until Local COVID-19 Data Improves
Posted on 08/26/2020
The Chula Vista Elementary School District will remain in a distance learning model until local data supports a phased reopening of schools.
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Safety Starts at Home
Posted on 08/19/2020
Help us reopen schools more quickly and safely. Wear a mask. Slow the spread. Learn how the Chula Vista Elementary School District is doing its part i
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Proposed Partnership Focuses on Keeping Schools Safe When In-person Instruction Resumes
Posted on 08/18/2020
The Governor’s recently announced pandemic plan centered on five key areas, including public health guidance that recommends “staff in every Californi
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How Distance Learning 2.0 Will Be Different
Posted on 08/18/2020
Learn details about our District’s distance learning plan via a narrated presentation by Matthew R. Tessier, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent of Innova
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Board President Armando Farías
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CVESD Board President, Armando Farias congratulates the promoting classes of 2020.
Posted on 06/05/2020
2019-2020 CVESD Board President, Armando Farias congratulates the promoting classes of 2020.
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Schools Distribute WiFi Hotspots to Needy Families, Thanks to Partnership with City of Chula Vista
Posted on 05/21/2020
WiFi hotspots were distributed to foster youth, homeless youth, Special Education students and other CVESD families who might not otherwise afford bro
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