Monte Vista Elementary School

A National Blue Ribbon School

Message from Principal

  • Thank you to all the parents, teachers, staff, students and community that allow Monte Vista to be named the 2015 Finest Elementary School in the Crescenta Valley be the CV Weekly.

  • Welcome to Monte Vista Elementary 

    Monte Vista is a vibrant school community with dedicated teachers, staff and parents.  We pride ourselves on being a community school with a variety of programs to meet the needs of all of our students.  The arts is a strong area of focus and is supported by both GUSD and our site PTA.  Meet the Masters, Primary Chorus, Upper Grade Orchestra, 3rd Grade Recorders, Musical Theatre and a robust ceramics program are just a few examples of how visual and performing arts are integrated into the school program.  Monte Vista also hosts Korean FLAG (Foreign Language Academies of Glendale) in grades K-5. Technolgy continues to be a strong area of focus with six Chromebook Carts, Robotics Program, an up-to-date lab and SmartBoards in every classroom. Our PE program provides specialized instruction in physical education, team building for all students from kindergarten through 6th grade  Finally, academics is supported through the Common Core State Standards, newly updated library, supplemental instructional materials and opportunities for enrichment. We hold high expectations for our students in academics, citizenship and creativity.  Monte Vista is an incredible community that prepares our students for their next steps at Rosemont, Crescenta Valley High School and beyond.

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    The week of October 12th-16th is National School Lunch Week! Originally created by John F. Kennedy in 1962, the National School Lunch Week is a nationwide celebration of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) that has officially been in place since 1946. The healthy meals provided to students through the NSLP are not only important for supporting their health, but also their academic success. Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) will be celebrating National School Lunch Week by featuring unique and healthy fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the week. Monday will feature delicious Organic Fuji Apples. Tuesday’s fresh produce pick will be Baby Kiwis. On Wednesday, the pretty hued Purple Snow Peas will be introduced to students. Thursday’s treat will be the juicy and sweet tropical Pineapple Pals spears.  For Friday’s featured fresh produce, it will be the exotic Asian fruit Rambutan.




    2620 Orange Avenue, La Crescenta, CA 91214  
    (818) 248-2617, Fax (818) 248-5263
    Glendale Unified School District  (818) 241-3111 



    GUSD STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION (Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973): The District does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ethnic group, actual or perceived sexual orientation, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability. The District will take steps to assure that the lack of English will not be a barrier to admission and participation in district programs. Complaints alleging noncompliance with this policy of nondiscrimination should be directed to Dr. Cynthia McCarty-Foley. A Copy of the District's Uniform Complaint Policy is available by calling (818) 241-3111. The District's Title IX Coordinator is Dr. Maria Gandera, (818) 241-3111. The District's 504 Coordinator is Dr. Amy Lambert, (818) 241-3111.

Upcoming Events

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  • Enjoy your Thanksgiving Holiday!  No School November 23 - November 27.  EEELP will be closed.

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  • PTA Association Meeting and Annual BINGO Night! -Thursday, November 19 at 6:30pm - Join us for our Annual BINGO Night!  Fun for the entire family, including special BINGO callers and prizes!  We will have an Association Meeting before BINGO starting at6:30pm.  There will be childcare for the children. See you all next Thursday

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