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!

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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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National Nutrition Month at CVESD
Posted on 03/01/2024
During the month of March, the Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) is celebrating National Nutrition Month, highlighting our mission to pro
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Honoring Women’s History Month at CVESD
Posted on 03/01/2024
In honor of Women's History Month, the Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) Board of Education has designated March as a time to celebrate w
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CVESD Polling Stations
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CVESD Polling Stations
Posted on 02/29/2024
Nine Chula Vista Elementary School District (CVESD) school sites have been designated polling locations for the upcoming presidential primary election
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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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