Welcome to Sunnyside Elementary!

school mascotOriginally a one-room schoolhouse, Sunnyside Elementary School is a historic school located in Bonita, within the boundary of the Chula Vista Elementary School District. The school serves students in transitional kindergarten through sixth grade as well as several special day classes for students with special needs. The current building structure was built in 1959 and is scheduled to be extensively modernized during the summer of 2019. The school follows a modified, year-round calendar but will follow a traditional calendar during its upcoming summer of modernization. Sunnyside is a "community" school and is proud of its historic, “small town” feel.

Sunnyside Elementary has 21 classrooms, a computer lab, a library, a child care room (YMCA), an auditorium and an administration building. The school serves a population of approximately 450 students and maintains a variety of backgrounds, languages, and ethnicities with respect to the students and families it serves. Sunnyside students promote to Bonita Vista Middle School in the Sweetwater Union High School District.

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Our Vision

Our motto, "Bright Futures Begin at Sunnyside," supports our vision that each of our students does indeed have a bright future and that when all staff, parents and community work together on behalf of the children, we form a powerful alliance that will enable each child to reach his or her potential. To achieve our vision we are committed to ensuring that all students are provided a dynamic, well-balanced education in a nurturing, accepting, child-centered, environment where learning is viewed as a worthwhile, life-long adventure.

around the district

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Health-Focused Employees Offered COVID-19 Vaccine
Posted on 01/15/2021
Nearly 150 Chula Vista Elementary School District employees have been notified of immediate eligibility to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This effort t
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CVESD’s 'Station' Experiences Pivoted to Virtual Events after Pandemic
Posted on 12/18/2020
From dissecting a squid to building a solar tower, students in the Chula Vista Elementary School District explore exciting science, technology, engine
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CVESD Safe! Testing and Tracing Program Launched
Posted on 11/12/2020
CVESD Safe! Testing and Tracing Program launched last week at six school sites over five days.
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Curbside Book Service Supports Students’ Love of Reading
Posted on 10/16/2020
What’s a school library to do when schools are closed to in-person instruction because of the pandemic?
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CVESD Awarded Nearly $900,000 Grant by Department of Defense Program for Military Dependents
Posted on 10/13/2020
The Chula Vista Elementary School District is excited to announce its recent award of a nearly $900,000 grant from the Department of Defense Education
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Burlington Stores Makes $5,000 Donation to CVESD School
Posted on 09/21/2020
As ‘Welcome to the Neighborhood!’ gifts go, Burlington Stores created a great first impression.
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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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