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Welcome to Otay Elementary!

Otay Elementary School welcomes ALL students and focuses on Social and Emotional Learning as the foundation for rigorous academic instruction.  We practice Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and have the following school wide expectations for our students:

                                 Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible, and Be Kind. 


At Otay, we promote a school-wide
culture of reading through a balanced literacy approach across all content areas. Our goal is to foster a lifelong love of reading in our students! 

Teachers collaborate biweekly while students get to attend Specialty classes. Every other week, all students get 2 hours of Art, Music and PE. Our full time music teacher also teaches orchestra and students in 3rd-6th grade have the opportunity to learn to play a strings instrument and work with teachers from San Diego Youth Symphony.

To further support students' emotional needs we have a Full Time School Counselor who meets with students and supports teachers in their classrooms. We have two Full Time Impact Teachers who provide small group instruction to students in 3rd - 6th grade.

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Our Mission

The Otay School community is committed to providing a safe, nurturing environment that creates high achieving, innovative thinkers who realize their potential and become self-confident, life-long learners. Students are viewed as the core of the community. The Otay School community provides opportunities for all students and their families to take responsibility for learning and an active role in their education. We are devoted to the success of all.

Our Vision

An education at Otay Elementary builds students’ character and empowers them to make a positive contribution to society.

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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