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Pre-Enroll for Fall 2023

The online pre-enrollment process is open, secure your child's spot today! Our staff is busy planning for the Fall. We can't wait to welcome our newest members to the bobcat family on the first day of school, August 16th 2023.

Join the Bobcat Family! Call today for a tour!

Registration Timeline

Starting the week of March 1, 2023, parents may begin to register Kindergarten students at

their elementary school of residence.

Legal age requirements for entrance:

  • Transitional Kindergarten: The child must turn 5 between September 2, 2023 - April 2, 2024. A child may also enter TK when they turn 5 years old if there is space available.

  • Kindergarten: The child must turn 5 by September 1, 2023.

  • First Grade: The child must turn 6 by September 1, 2023.

Register early to confirm your spot! Note: Your space is not confirmed until you have completed online enrollment AND submitted copy of birth certificate, proof of residence, and immunizations to our office.

Transfers for Students who Live Outside of Monte Vista Boundaries

If your child is interested in attending Monte Vista, but it is not your home school, you can apply for an intradistrict transfer. The priority window for intradistrict transfers is NOW through March 15th, 2023 at 4:30pm. ***Transfers received after March 15 will be considered based on space available. Your child must be registered at your school of residence before the transfer will be processed. This includes the online enrollment AND submitted copy of birth certificate, proof of residence, and immunizations. Please contact VUSD Student Support Services at (760) 726-2170 or visit the Student Support Services page of the Vista Unified website for more information about this process. Required steps for transfer:

  1. Register online at your school of residence
  2. Submit copy of birth certificate, proof of residence, and immunizations to school of residence (can be brought into office or uploaded with online enrollment)
  3. Fill out Student Services Transfer application
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Monte Vista Elementary - Where Leaders Grow

The Monte Vista Way

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At the core of our vision, we believe that every student can be a leader. We build leadership by helping students uncover their unique strengths, interests, and values and providing experiences across a wide variety of disciplines, including

music, art, and our incredible Innovation lab.

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Learn about our instructional program

A Leader in Me Lighthouse School

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In March 2020, Monte Vista was officially recognized by Franklin Covey and the Leader in Me Organization as a Lighthouse School. We join a select number of schools across the nation that implement exemplary leadership programs

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Since 1963, Monte Vista has built a legacy of community and service to our Vista families. We have a extremely active PTA and opportunities for volunteerism on campus. Our PTA is well known for our signature events, including school campout, Fall Festival, outdoor movie nights, dances, carnival and more!
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