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: 3/22/17
8:00 AM WAVE Pact Wednesdays- wear COLLEGE gear

Leaders of the Month

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



Class of 2033 Tufts University Miles Griswold
Class of 2033 U.S. Naval Academy Alisson Galicia Perez
Class of 2033 Georgetown University Margarito Paz
Class of 2033 USC Noah Baker
Class of 2032 Ohio State University William Ramires
Class of 2032 UC Davis Jayden Vazquez
Class of 2032 CSU Monterey Bay Eduardo Ramos Santiago
Class of 2032 UC Santa Cruz John Vitulli
Class of 2031 University of Oregon Sasha Martin
Class of 2031 Arizona State University Nata LaBelle
Class of 2031 Ashford University Michael Burgin
Class of 2031 College of the Ozarks April Dolores
Class of 2031 Texas A&M Jacob Mann
Class of 2030 UC Santa Barbara Lars Acosta
Class of 2030 Texas A&M Aiden Santiago and Nestor Alavez
Class of 2030 BYU Melanie Fonseca
Class of 2030 UCSD Vanessa McFerran
Class of 2029 CSU Long Beach Jasmin Montes Reyes
Class of 2029 Hendrix College Trent Dodson
Class of 2029 University of Redlands Berkeley Graham
Class of 2028 UCLA Aliota Moliga
Class of 2028 Cornell University Jada Jarvis and Maya Jarvis


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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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Click below to put your comments on Great Schools! We are honored to be the place where your children come to learn and grow each day. If you have a comment, suggestion or accolade you would like to share, please let the community know.