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 library,  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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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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