Monte Vista Elementary School

Charlene Smith, Principal

Sheryl Schmidt, Assistant Principal


Office Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Registration Hours
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.


Instructional Hours

8:00 a.m. - 12:51 p.m.


Tuesday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 2:18 p.m.

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Our mission is to ensure student success as collaborative, responsible members of society by inspiring them to reach their full intellectual, physical and emotional potential.


Our vision at Monte Vista Elementary is to ignite a love of learning and a sense of curiosity in all students.  We will promote academic achievement through high expectations and develop problem solvers who are technologically proficient.








Where Leaders Grow:  

College, Career, Life

Hydration Station Celebration

On January 6, 2017, Monte Vista hosted a Hydration Station Celebration! Thanks to a VUSD Child Nutrition Department, Monte Vista received a new hydration station at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year. The Vista Irrigation Department partnered with VUSD and provided all Monte Vista students with a reusable water bottle.  


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Emergency Cards

Have you printed and sent in a new emergency card this year?

If not, please complete this process on Parent Portal. When in Parent Portal, click the “Student Info” tab and then select “Data Confirmation.” Verify the emergency information is correct, print it out, sign it and return it to our office as soon as possible.


Updated emergency card information is critical in order for us to be prepared to care for your child in case of illness, injury, or an emergency. Thank you in advance for your prompt attention to this very important matter.


Monte Vista Calendar

Today: 2/21/17

Leaders of the Month

Please help us congratulate the following students who have earned the January 2017 Leader of the Month honor! These students have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills.



Class of 2033 Tufts University Harper Contreras
Class of 2033 U.S. Naval Academy Grace Hall
Class of 2033 Georgetown University James Mallow
Class of 2033 USC Kaliah Rivera
Class of 2032 Ohio State University William Ramires
Class of 2032 UC Davis Karsyn Coffman Lopez
Class of 2032 CSU Monterey Bay Adriana Garcia
Class of 2032 UC Santa Cruz Maddysen Touraille
Class of 2031 University of Oregon Sabrina Neill
Class of 2031 Arizona State University Alyssa Padilla
Class of 2031 Ashford University Lydia Wojcik
Class of 2031 College of the Ozarks Elias Hernandez
Class of 2031 Texas A&M Jacob Mann
Class of 2030 UC Santa Barbara Hala Kout
Class of 2030 Texas A&M Aideliz Bautista
Class of 2030 BYU Carlos Navarro
Class of 2030 UCSD Alex Gomez Rodriguez
Class of 2029 CSU Long Beach Eric Luna
Class of 2029 Hendrix College Mariela Garcia
Class of 2029 University of Redlands Lola Sann
Class of 2028 UCLA Samuel Summers
Class of 2028 Cornell University Elizabeth Olmos


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Intradistrict Transfers

The 2017-2018 Intradistrict Transfer window is January 3 - March 15, 2017.

Safety Improvements

There is nothing more important to us than the safety of our students, and to improve in this area, changes have been made at Monte Vista in accordance with district board and administrative policy.

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