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Palomar Elementary School

Chula Vista Elementary School District

Chula Vista, CA
Grades TK-6
Principal: Dr. Patricia Magana

ENROLLMENT: 340

Black/ African American
3%
Latino/Hispanic
84%
Multi-Racial
5%
White
7%
Other
1%
Students Meeting Low-income Criteria
70%
Students With Disabilities
24%
English Language Learners
27%

At Palomar Elementary, a positive and supportive educational environment has been created to help students feel cared for, valued, respected, and successful. Fostering a sense of value and respect among parents, teachers, and other staff members is also a crucial component of this healthy school community. The school sets clear expectations for behavior and academic performance, providing support and resources to help students feel capable and prepared for success.

Ongoing professional development for teachers equips them with the skills to effectively differentiate instruction, utilize diverse teaching strategies, and address the needs of a wide range of learners. Palomar Elementary fosters a more inclusive learning environment by promoting collaboration among educators, including special education teachers and English language learner specialists. This approach allows for shared expertise in meeting diverse learning needs.

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