Welcome to Montgomery Elementary!

eagle logoJohn J. Montgomery was built in 1945 and it was modernized in 1997. It has 22 classrooms, including four portables 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!

Front of Montgomery Elementary

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).

Around the District

Students Painting Mural
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Fred H. Rohr Unveils Art Mural
Posted on 09/15/2022
Over fifty students at Fred H. Rohr Elementary School (Rohr Elementary) participated in designing and creating its new art mural. Students were able t
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CVESD Turns 130 Years
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CVESD Turns 130 Years
Posted on 09/06/2022
The Chula Vista Elementary School District celebrates 130 years as a school district this year.
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National Attendance Month
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CVESD Recognizes National Attendance Month
Posted on 09/01/2022
The Chula Vista Elementary School District recognizes National Attendance Month to raise awareness of the importance of students attending class daily
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Award Winner Recipient
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CVESD Recognizes 2021-22 Wellness Champion Award Recipients
Posted on 08/12/2022
The Board of Education recognizes the 2021-22 Chula Vista Elementary School District Wellness Champion Award recipients.
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The safety of the Chula Vista Elementary School District’s staff and students is a top priority for the District.
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CVESD Safety Update
Posted on 08/12/2022
The safety of the Chula Vista Elementary School District’s staff and students is a top priority for the District
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Welcome Back to School
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Message from Superintendent
Posted on 07/19/2022
The Chula Vista Elementary School District is excited to welcome all our staff and students back on July 20, 2022.
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Fahari Jeffers Grand Opening
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CVESD Celebrates Opening of New School
Posted on 07/18/2022
The Chula Vista Elementary School District is proud to continue to grow as a District and welcome our 50th school with a ribbon-cutting event that too
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Vision and Purpose
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CVESD Leadership Award Winners
Posted on 07/15/2022
CVESD Superintendent Dr. Eduardo Reyes recognized 13 outstanding employees for their leadership and dedication.
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Chula Vista Elementary School District Logo
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Chula Vista Elementary School District Welcomes New Leadership Ahead of 2022-23 School Year
Posted on 06/23/2022
Chula Vista, CA – The Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) is proud to welcome new leadership in advance of the 2022-23 school year at multi
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